I Don't Understand!

I recently overheard a conversation that went something like this:Elderly, white middle class guy from the Midwest #1, "I don't understand those people in Ferguson. What does rioting have to do with justice?"...more

Peace begins in my heart

These days there's a war being played out on my Facebook newsfeed in a polarized chaos of opinion and fact, fury and compassion, bigotry and heartbreak. In the midst of my own sense of powerlessness and disillusionment over happenings and viewpoints beyond my control, I felt as though I needed a reminder that peace, love, and light begins in my heart. Perhaps this will speak to you as well. Prayer of Saint Francis Lord, make me an instrument of your peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love. Where there is injury, pardon. Where there is doubt, faith. ...more

Make Peace with Your Body and Appearance

This is an excerpt from my new book Nothing Changes Until You Do, posted with permission.  Published by Hay House and available online or in bookstores....more

Forgive Yourself

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Midlife Cabernet: Sing a Lullaby and Save the World

 Recently I heard my wee granddaughter singing a lullaby to her doll. It was the same original lullaby I once sang to her mother 30 years ago and then to her. Obviously, I've contributed to peace and harmony in the universe. The cooing, lyrical sounds of a lullaby help sooth a baby so she or he can go to sleep. Mommy's not really going to buy baby a mocking bird or a diamond ring, but the cadence of the song along with the words "Hush, little baby, don't you cry" are effective in comforting both mother and baby....more

Midlife Cabernet: What if you had Two Wishes that could Come True?

 If a magic fairy or a genie in a bottle or a gaggle of clever leprechauns (I'm not picky) suddenly decided to grant me two wishes, I would grab the opportunity with gusto and proudly announce my choices. The first would be selfish and shallow. The second would change the world into a better place....more
Reading this blog caused me to look into others you have written..very clever wit and spin with ...more


December 3, St. Francis Xavier Ps. 122, Lk. 10:21-24...more

Cancer...and Prayer

Both my husband I received the Sacrament of the Sick for the first time in our lives, six days ago.The experience was powerful....more


November 21, Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary,. .he wept. ..Lk. 19:41...more