wanderlust…

St. Peter in Chains church in Birzebuga, Malta … [Read more...]

i hope this song will guide you home…

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Lectio from the Office of St. Sixtus II and Companions…

Rom 14:8Thus says the Lord: We live for the Lord. And I reply: Lord, I intend that all I think, say or do this day should work for the fulfilliung of Your will and the coming of Your Kingdom. Reinforce my will to keep this intention. Fra Angelico, St. Sixtus II giving St. Lawerence the treasures of the Church c. 1450 … [Read more...]

seek first your inner child…

... “A child who does not play is not a child, but the man who doesn't play has lost forever the child who lived in him and who he will miss terribly.” Pablo Neruda... for my jovial friend. … [Read more...]

yeah, not so much…

... my research is complete. I have no further use of online dating sites as a resource. I am much more charming in person, in ways that a profile or email couldn't fully convey. That and ... oh my. Without going too much into depth, I'll just say that I have a very CLEAR definition of the word "divorced" and what it does NOT mean ... it does not mean "separated with the proceedings still in progrss", "not happily married", "haven't gotten around to moving out, but I plan to." ... you get the … [Read more...]

what can you buy for $905.00 …

... two one way tickets for The Boy and I to Malta. Perhaps now would be an apropos time to install that paypal donation button like I have been contemplating. Alms for the poor, anyone? ...ah, Valletta. … [Read more...]

reason #2,342,003 why Catholics are cooler…

... we can kick your ass. … [Read more...]

Raphael Sanzio…

... The event of the Transfiguration marks a decisive moment in the ministry of Jesus. It is a revelatory event which strengthens the faith in the disciples' hearts, prepares them for the tragedy of the Cross and prefigures the glory of the Resurrection. This mystery is constantly relived by the Church, the people on its way to the eschatological encounter with its Lord. Like the three chosen disciples, the Church contemplates the transfigured face of Christ in order to be confirmed in faith and … [Read more...]

my anniversary…

... women are a sentimental lot; we love anniversaries. Personally, I enjoy any reason to eat cake and get drunk. Today being no exception... the 5th anniversary of my divorce being finalized. So to honor the day, gaze upon me in my wedded organza splendor. Eat your heart out, Digi. … [Read more...]