How hard can buying chocolates possibly be? Alas, harder than you’d think, yesterday at least.
You know how some holidays just require you to *do* something? Not necessarily in a bad way – On Christmas, you have your traditions – maybe Midnight mass, then opening presents in your jammies the next morning and steamy cups of hot chocolate while you watch movies all day? On New Year’s Day, maybe you […]
Maybe it’s OK to settle, but maybe you want more than that. Certainly, you have to know what’s in your way. And sometimes, that thing is you.
A colleague today posted on an internal Slack channel that her daughter is in school for the first time this year, and she’s looking at the summer wondering what happens now. She is too old for childcare, but she’s also too young to stay home and not be a huge draw on my colleague’s time, […]
You don’t go to the Comments Section to see the best of humanity. Sometimes the entertainment value is high, especially if you can refrain from getting goaded into a virtual monkeyslap fight.
No one wants to recognize a bully in themselves, but I think that if we really look, many of us can.
I listen to a podcast wherein one of the hosts speaks regularly about her spiritual mentor – St. Therese of Lisieux. The podcast doesn’t speak much about spiritual matters, so when she says something about St. Theresa, I’m fascinated. I don’t keep my penchant for the Pantheon of Catholic Saints quiet for longer than about […]
Henry David Thoreau had it figured out: “It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see”, which translates roughly to “Mondays are hard, yo.”
I’m not going to be all pious about this. I’m terrible at praying for my enemies
Sometimes you’re conspicuous and you totally forget why.