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

Surprise

Surprises come in all shapes and sizes. They can bring unexpected blessings or catastrophic misfortunes.  I've been the recipient of both and it has put me on a pendulum between happiness and sadness – loving life for its beauty, but hating it for its incredible unfairness. My most recent surprise was being invited to partake in … Continue reading Surprise

Seven Churches Visitation – Polonia District in Buffalo, NY

Ever since I was a little kid I remember every Holy Week being a jam-packed week of Easter traditions. There are trips to the Broadway Market, celebrating Dyngus Day and getting my Easter basket blessed. But one of the special traditions is the Visitation of Seven Churches on Holy Thursday. I've been going since I … Continue reading Seven Churches Visitation – Polonia District in Buffalo, NY

16 Goals for 2016

New Year's Resolutions – let's get real do they have any real chance of success? I don't have a prejudice against resolutions because they are founded in making a positive change in a person's life, and what can be wrong with that? I've certainly made resolutions in the past, some have succeeded some have failed right … Continue reading 16 Goals for 2016

#MillennialMonday: Francis, a Pope for Millennials

With Pope Francis' visit to the United States still lingering in the minds of Americans, it seems that he has evoked the attitudes of acceptance, understanding and tolerance in many throughout the world.  What can be said is that he is an appealing faith figure to Millennials, the generation who seems to be lacking in … Continue reading #MillennialMonday: Francis, a Pope for Millennials

#MillennialMonday : Redefining Religion

Religion has grown to hold a negative stigma in the past few years throughout our world.  This is surprising because the purpose of religion is to make us better people who live a virtuous life. However, it seems with each new up-and-coming generation, more and more individuals distance themselves from religion. Millennials, according to research … Continue reading #MillennialMonday : Redefining Religion

The power of prayer

Do you believe in God? Do you "know" how to pray? Do you feel a purpose and a power behind everything that happens and everyone you meet? Don't feel like if you answered "no" to any of these that you are a horrible human being, are going to be chastised by me, or worst of … Continue reading The power of prayer