Archive for April 2017

My never-ending journey on the road to Emmaus

There are times on this journey where the road is clear and the view is perfect.
Today’s Gospel reading is from Luke 24:13-35.  It is the story of the road to Emmaus.  My never-ending journey on the road to Emmaus started over thirty years ago.  The road has been clear, blocked and flooded! I came across this quote from Pope Francis that made me wonder if I was on the right road:... Read more »

Seven things I am extraordinarily grateful for

On a beautiful spring morning walk with our dogs, I was grateful for the flowers.  It's been a long dreary winter without color.
Over Lent and Easter, I would have moments where I would be grateful for certain things.  After a time, I would say to myself, “I should remember this.”  When I did, I was able to come up with seven things I am extraordinarily grateful for. Seven might sound like a low number, but I’m sure... Read more »

How I found enlightenment at a Peter Frampton concert

My oldest son and I attended a Peter Frampton Concert at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts. I’ve never seen Peter in concert so I was excited and so was my son. It’s been a challenging Lent and I have been struggling not only with the weather (all rain/no sun!) but with my... Read more »