Lent Diary part II

“He who goes about to reform the world must begin with himself, or he loses his labor.” ― St. Ignatius of Loyola Hello all, hope you are well, and that you are all, looking forward to Spring. Here, in my beautiful ugly, it’s still Winter, icy sidewalks and snow. But, the sky is bluer, the days are […]

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Finally…March

Hello all, hope you are well, and, have survived the Winter. Well, it’s March, praise the Lord and thank you Jesus. I can see the light at the end of the tunnel. Now, this is Montreal and, the third of March, ain’t Spring but, soon, soon. It has been a rough season, I’ve had worse, […]

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I read a poem this morning…

Today is Valentine’s Day, Happy Valentine’s day, to one and all. I am a romantic, an idealist, a dreamer. I don’t think that is, what people always, think of me, because I am also, a pragmatist, I believe in, fixing things, talking them out, not pretending, all is well. I also believe in prayer, in […]

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the road, the journey: part…

Hello all, hope all is well with all of you. I am better, was a tough week, emotionally, but, a long walk in the cold yesterday, some inspiring reading and, church, on this beautiful Sunday, has really helped. Oxygen and conversation tend to really, help me get back on track. I feel better, rejuvenated. It’s […]

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The Last day of the Year

Good morning all, well, it’s here, the last day of the year. I hope your year has been wonderful and, if it hasn’t been, I hope you have grown. I, have had a year of ups and downs, but the ups, far outnumber the downs. It has been a year of learning, and learning is […]

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All I want for Christmas…

Hello all, hope you have all been having,  a wonderful December, that your lead up to Christmas,  and or whatever holiday, you celebrate  is joyful and reflective, that you are in, a happy place or a growth place. This has been a growth year for me. It may not have gone exactly as I wished, but, that isn’t how things work. […]

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I don’t need easy, I need meaning

Hello All, hope you are all well, gearing up, for the Christmas season, and not very long after, the New Year. As you know, I loathe November, but, December, well, I like December, Advent, Christmas, the music, the food, family time, church, warm fuzzy feelings, I love December. It’s been a rough month, I have […]

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I Loathe November

If you like November, and, the coming of Winter, fine, everyone marches to, their own drummer. I loathe, November, it isn’t mild dislike, loathing. I know many wonderful people, born in November, people I love dearly. November is also a month, where dear loved ones, have gone. My most beloved grand-maman, on November 1 st. […]

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