Unexpected Gratitude

We are lucky.  We are afforded the opportunity to take a day, to stop everything and simply be grateful for the people, experiences and things in our lives. The problem is that it is harder and harder to truly stop and be grateful in the midst of premature holiday shopping and festivity planning.  It is harder … Continue reading Unexpected Gratitude

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Pure Joy

Joy comes in all shapes and sizes.  It comes in huge occasions and simple reminders. It comes in laughter and smiles. It can come through the familiarity of friends and family or the serendipity of strangers. Pure joy is the catalyst for hope when times are tough, faith when things are uncertain, and love when times … Continue reading Pure Joy

Baby Girls and Older Gents

I flipped my covers off this morning and said, "Time to give it to God." It was time for Church. I have found a nice routine for myself in finding a Church I can call home on Sundays.  A mass that I take something from, music that can be improved, but overall a good experience … Continue reading Baby Girls and Older Gents

Gorc Meets Washington, D.C. | Photo Gallery

Family Vacation to Washington, D.C. September 2016

A Mother’s Love

"But behind all your stories is always your mother's story, because hers is where yours begins." — Mitch Albom There is nothing quite like a mother's love.  You feel it in the softness and warmth of their hugs.  You feel it in the smiles and laughs you share when something funny is said or done. … Continue reading A Mother’s Love

What is Love?

What is Love?  Is it something like makes you break the law like when Ted steals that blue french horn for Robin? Is it something that pushes your endurance like when Ross races to three different airports to get Rachel off the plane? Or is it persistent like when Cory wouldn't give up on Topanga … Continue reading What is Love?

Sharing in Sacraments

Sacraments.  You may hear the word and automatically think of Baptisms and First Communions, but there are some other types of sacraments that we far too often overlook.  Believe it or not, if we don't pay attention we may just bypass sacraments multiple times a day! I'm talking about "Small S Sacraments" or those occurrences, … Continue reading Sharing in Sacraments