A Good Man… A Good Soul…

Over the weekend, I learned of the death of one of the men at my church.  I didn't know him well, but he was the type of person who exuded warmth and love for his fellow-man. The type of person who brought joy into a room. For the last two years, my attendance has been … Continue reading A Good Man… A Good Soul…

Dear Cancer

Dear Cancer, Tonight I found out that you are killing another friend of mine; draining his life away before the eyes of his loved ones. His spirit is tired and just wants to rest; sleep however, offers little relief. Life keeps moving on at a normal pace, but now thanks to you it exhausts him … Continue reading Dear Cancer

Dusk and Summer – A Review

It has been a long time since a book has held me captive, curled and cuddled beneath my covers until its pages were through with my mind.  Dusk and Summer by Joesph A. Pinto kept me prisoner this afternoon while I hungrily devoured every last sentence down to the final period. The novella published by … Continue reading Dusk and Summer – A Review

Day Five of Gratitude: Truth

Truth, Sekhar reflected, is like the sun. I suppose no human being can ever look it straight in the face without blinking or being dazed. - Like the Sun by R.K. Narayan It can hurt. It can heal and can never completely be concealed.- Lucinda Rose As idealistic as this may sound, I truly believe that … Continue reading Day Five of Gratitude: Truth

Light Some Candles & Raise Your Glass…

The fall wind blows through the trees no matter where I am to remind me that today is Halloween, today is a day to remember the dead. The beloved dead, our ancestors and friends who have walked before us into the unknown. For Catholics, soon will come the celebration for the faithful departed. Many will … Continue reading Light Some Candles & Raise Your Glass…