We all have experienced “triggers” – things or events that causes us to remember something. These memories can be pleasant or unpleasant, and often we are not even aware of what is triggering a memory. Sometimes we intentionally create these triggers so that we will remember to do something. Before we had Google Calendar and
This is from my recent Tech Talk column on Catholicmom.com. Portions of this article were taken from my upcoming book, River of Grace: Creative Passages Through Difficult Times, coming out October 30 from Ave Maria Press. It is available for pre-order on Amazon. * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Celebrating second chances in song * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * “Teach Me to Love,” recorded in 2000, is one of my favorite songs for several reasons. It’s about Blessed Mother Teresa. Mother Teresa died right around the
What happens when you are in one place but your head and heart are elsewhere? How does it feel when you must pay attention to the present while your head and heart are dragging you into the future? What happens when you have the essence of two full-time jobs colliding? Does it feel like this?
This past Tuesday I did something I love doing. We are fortunate in Massachusetts to have several chapters of WINGS, an organization dedicated to gathering together women of faith in an effort to support and deepen that faith. I was pleased to be invited to speak this past Tuesday at Christ the King Parish in
What happens when you get the urge to create? Do you retreat to a music studio to write a song? Do you go to your specially designated study to write? Do you paint your latest masterpiece in a light-filled studio? Do you shut the door when you enter your room? Why do secret hideaway places
As this blog is about collecting and connecting all the pieces of a life together into one flow, I realized I needed to add another interest to this blog: technology. I love technology and have ever since I started on my first Mac back in the 1980’s. I’m a PC person now but I have