“Oh Lord, make me the instrument of thy Peace! Where there is hatred, let me sow love. Where there is injury, pardon. Where there is discord, harmony. Where there is doubt, faith. Where there is despair, hope. Where there is darkness, light, and where there is sorrow, joy. O Divine Master, grant that I may… Continue reading Meditating on St. Francis of Assisi
Children are amazing creatures. They learn quickly and adapt to their surroundings to create their own calm and peace. Their ability to see the world through innocent eyes is a lesson many adults could learn to incorporate in their daily living. However, children do grow up and become teenagers.
As a suggested read from my mother, I gladly opened A Painted House and began my journey with the Chandler family amidst their picking season on a cotton farm in Arkansas. In a slow southern style, John Grisham walked me through the days of a seven-year old boy who had a fascination with Tally, one of… Continue reading A Painted House