Spring’s Promise

Living in Ohio gives me the wonderful opportunity to enjoy the four seasons. I have to admit that I am a fair-weather fan, never liking it too hot or too cold. So spring is one of my favorite seasons. After a cold winter, I anxiously look for the signs of the warmer weather that spring brings. This morning,...

Sweet Tweet

I have always been a fan of a good book. A good book connects me to a different reality, while it also entertains and inspires me. Over the last couple of years, I have also become a fan of social media. It connects me to people I want to stay in touch with, keeps me informed of my community, and it often...

The Dead Sea Scrolls: Life and Faith in Ancient Times

Have you been to a museum lately? It can be a lot of fun and the exposure to history is mind boggling. Many times I find exhibits that hit my heart as well as my head. Recently, my husband and I had the opportunity to spend a day at the Cincinnati Museum Center to view the Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit. If you...

I Am my Mother’s Child

Today marks two weeks since the Sandy Hook Elementary massacre. I am still emotionally raw; I can’t watch the news right now because every time they mention Sandy Hook Elementary my eyes well up with tears. This is Christmas time–it’s supposed to be a season of Joy! But how can I be so joyful when...

A Life-changing Pilgrimage

This week marks the one year anniversary of my Franciscan Pilgrimage. In the midst of the perfect storm brewing off the east coast and preparing for holidays and family time I can’t help but reflect on the simplicity of Assisi and the majesty of Rome; both cities unique and wonderful in their own...

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