Category Archives: Faith

Comments on present journey of faith as it relates to this stage in life.

Vacation Reflections

Retirement has been a great time to travel to see the places I have only read about or seen on television. When I was teaching, vacation was a time I just wanted to sit and relax on the beach. Now I just want to … Continue reading

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Wounds or Scars

Easter is always an important day in my Christian walk. Not everyone believes in Jesus or that he died on a cross for our sins, but the fact is for over 2,000 years that story has been told. History is … Continue reading

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How is your garden growing?

There is something about digging up soil that is so therapeutic. Digging and planting new plants is a reminder about how beautiful life is. I love planting and watching them grow, but they do need nurturing if they are going … Continue reading

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A Journey of Faith

I can’t remember a time that I didn’t believe in God. I was brought up in the Catholic faith and never doubted that there was a God. My great grandmother instilled in me a healthy reverence and fear of God. … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Manifesto

What is this blog about and why am I writing it? As part of a 7-Day challenge I am taking, I am looking at those questions and will answer them as honestly as possible. I love writing and creating. In … Continue reading

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Gift of Time

For most people the beginning of the year  means resolutions. Looking back we find things or activities that we want to make a real effort to improve or start this year. By the end of January, most people have already given … Continue reading

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Legacy

Retirement has allowed me to think more about the legacy I would like to leave behind. Reading the newspaper each day is a reminder that that we live in a violent, unsettled world. The obituaries are filled with deaths of … Continue reading

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Welcome to My Blog

Welcome to my new blog about my life as a retired teacher. For some people, retirement might mark the end of a life of work, nothing left to do but collect your pension, travel, or volunteer. Excitement may be gone … Continue reading

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