My Night at a Monastery

My Night at a Monastery

This past weekend, I reserved a one-night stay at the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America in Washington, DC. I was looking for a respite from the everyday, a break from my usual responsibilities, time to enjoy nature, and space to work on some art...
My Word for 2022: Gratitude

My Word for 2022: Gratitude

Each year, I choose a Word for the Year. Something to guide my thoughts and attitude, and hopefully create new habits. This year’s word: Gratitude. If you are like me, and if you peruse some of the self-help hippy-dippy web sites and magazines that I peruse,...