El Oso y Madrono. It's where the world meets when you are in Madrid. It's where the adventure begins...a vino tinto for two...a reunion with friends at La Fontana de Oro... perhaps a match-up between the matador y el toro... Other nights it's content to take a paseo, arm in arm with your amor, enchanted … Continue reading El Oso y Madrono
One of my favorite readings in the Gospel is Jesus' retreat in the desert for 40 days tempted by Satan. In my view, it is always a refreshing way to begin Lent. I've written about it before. Much like Christ, we have just entered the desert of Lent for 40 days. Today we were reminded … Continue reading Rainbow Connection
It is easy being green, nestled there between the leaves and lemons, barely to be seen.
He paced the small stretch of sandy beach on the island. His hands dug deep inside the pockets of his white linen pants. Five months ago he found the note in the bottle. He waded quickly into the water to snatch it up before the current could take it back out. After running back to … Continue reading Love Is In The Air
When darkness surrounds and worry abounds; Hold fast! Be not dismayed. In the darkest of rooms Inside our homes, our souls Hope Exists. Look out and you will find light inside.
Rosevilla, Ormond Beach, FL. I waited for you, at our table for two. I could see your smile, your hand in mine as we stared lovingly beyond the trials and the joys. Us two, cross starred lovers till the end did we love each other. And so I waited for you longingly. Only to remember … Continue reading Table for Two
"My times are in thy hand; deliver me from the hand of my enemies and persecutors!" (Psalm 31:15) Our times are in God's Hand. Our time is in God's Hands. He will guide us and deliver us. We know this to be true because from sacred scripture through current day history is replete with verified … Continue reading Psalm 31
As I embark on the Year of St. Joseph, I have found it advantageous to have a companion. This prayer book is a good compilation of traditional prayers, quotes, and practices to help deepen one's devotion to St. Joseph. As mentioned in an earlier post, this Year of St. Joseph has as a waypoint the … Continue reading St. Joseph Companion
When you live on Florida's east coast, or when you vacation here, running on the beach is a given. In Ormond Beach you have the great opportunity to take in the salt sea air, beautiful rolling waves, and a little bit of history while possibly joining history with a personal record. Technical Notes Easy and … Continue reading Run the Birthplace of Speed
Washington Oaks State Park, Florida This oasis. It is nestled there. Available for any and all who seek respite and care from life's worries and weights. In fact, it waits for you there... The oasis of prayer will take you there.