Courage to shine your light

In honor and much respect to the many saints whose courage inspired generations. A small sample of the people and their words whose light still shines in the world, inspiring us to strive to live a life of faith every day. “To have courage for whatever comes in life – everything lies in that.”-Saint TeresaContinue reading “Courage to shine your light”

Congratulations, you pass the test!🏆

Good news! you have passed the test. How much we enjoy hearing that phrase at our driver’s test, when we take a test for a promotion, or complete a course online? But in life, the tests are not always prescribed. Life is more of a series of tests punctuated by pop quizzes. When one testContinue reading “Congratulations, you pass the test!🏆”

Island sayings

In the continuing effort to share material on the meaning of common expressions from the island, here are a few humble additions. Enjoy. Cockroach don’t have no right in fowl party meaning “Let every fox take care of his own tail.”-Italian Proverb Don’t drink tea to sweat nobody’s fever – Since it is considered beneficialContinue reading “Island sayings”

Weekend Inspiration

Sometimes, no matter how much we try to muster the courage to move forward, the vicissitudes of life challenge us to the core. At those times, even the calming droplets of inspiration and encouragement we may find along the way, seem to do little to water the temporary parched land in our soul. For thoseContinue reading “Weekend Inspiration”

“Things could still be new if you were willing to believe they still mattered.”

Here in the, sort of, North West, winter has come. It is just a few flakes for now which began yesterday but, you know what is coming. I enjoy the fall and there is still the beauty of the fallen leaves to look at. In the fallen carpet of shades of brown, I do notContinue reading ““Things could still be new if you were willing to believe they still mattered.””

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”

“We are not interested in the unusual, but in the usual seen unusually. “- Beaumont Newhall Men’s shoes made completely of real chocolate! Wedding dress made entirely out of toilet paper. Hand bag made from duct tape. Coffee mug made out of coffee beans. A former bathtub Barbecue anyone? A house made out of soup cans. ChandelierContinue reading ““The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.””

Weekend Coffee or Tea Musings

As you sit, or curl up with your favorite special hot beverage – if you are looking for some points to ponder, here are a few modest offerings: “There is some kind of a sweet innocence in being human—in not having to be just happy or just sad—in the nature of being able to beContinue reading “Weekend Coffee or Tea Musings”