True Mindfulness: The Practice of the Presence of God

There are lots of places online to find out all about mindfulness and its benefits. This is a very typical example I found on the website mindful.org. "Mindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going … Continue reading True Mindfulness: The Practice of the Presence of God

“…to give you a future of hope”

https://www.militarytimes.com/news/2019/06/26/two-us-troops-killed-in-afghanistan/#.XRTg3wohaF1.email When ever Troops are killed in action (combat zones), I usually curse upon learning of the losses. It's not very pretty or classy, I suppose, but it's my honest reaction. I used to do that when Sean would notify me of deaths in our unit when he was a Brigade Commander, too. That visceral … Continue reading “…to give you a future of hope”

John the Baptist and expectation management

Today we celebrate the birth of John the Baptist in the Catholic Church.  The Gospel from Scripture, from Luke, Chapter 1, verses 57-66 and 80, is all about how Elizabeth and Zechariah's family expect them to name the baby after his father, but mom insists that his name shall be John, which means, "God is … Continue reading John the Baptist and expectation management