I am listening to: Howard Shore’s “Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers” soundtrack
I’ve been watching: a male cardinal bring food to his mate sitting on her nest
I am thankful for: good friends, my work and WV sunrises...
I am smelling: Fred Soll’s Piñon incense
I am praying for: my niece to be healed of cancer and God’s grace to be evident in me
I have discovered: that simple acts of humility* can remove the sting of conflict
I am thinking: that I really should make an effort to hike and catch a sunrise more than once a year...
Some favorite things: listening to our son tell his grandpa about his homerun, watching our daughter swing beneath the pine tree and smelling the home cooked meal my husband made
* I take quite literally Jesus' example of washing his disciples feet and practice this in my home on occasion for my children and husband. As an act of service and humility, it really brings home for me the wise words of St. Anthony:
"I saw the snares that the enemy spreads out over the world and I said groaning,
"What can get through from such snares?" Then I heard a voice saying to me,
Last, but certainly not least...Congratulations to John of PA for being the winner of my first book giveaway! I hope it will be the first of many such drawings. Thanks to all of you who responded.