Just stopping for a gallon of milk and a loaf of bread

  Ever run an errand and return with a profound sense of gratitude for something you thought was unappreciated? A cursory greeting led to an extended visit in the grocery store aisle. What started as, ‘Didn’t realize you lived nearby’, ended with a humbling realization that someone noticed. Not growing up in the Catholic Church […]

Who provides glimpses of ‘well-done’ along our path?

  Was walking the dog this morning after a five-mile run and a neighbor (Optometrist heading to work) pulled up and we had a brief ‘how have things been going’ chat. She revealed her 22-year old daughter – a recent college graduate from UCF (University of Central Florida), said Mid Life Celebration was fantastic. The […]

Holy Family Catholic Lector

Where do you volunteer? Presumptuous of me to think you volunteer, right? Maybe. Maybe not. You do volunteer, don’t you? Not judging anyone, simply assuming everyone does something, no matter how big or how small. When I look at volunteer opportunities, there are a few criteria: We do it as a Family We look for […]

jeff noel Lector

jeff noel Lector. Doing the first reading this morning at Mass. May God’s Holy Spirit fill me with the wisdom to read in such a way, that the parishioners will feel like God is speaking to them and not me. Blessed beyond measure we are. Aren’t we?