Buen Camino

Peeling back the onion on a once-in-a-lifetime experience is complicated. My husband and I returned from Spain two weeks ago and a common question is, “So, how was it?” My answer was never what I wanted, but what can you expect from a hallway conversation or brief encounter when you don’t know if they really…

Waiting

As winter lingers and snow showcases a white crystalline landscape all around me, I become mindful of waiting. Some of my midwest friends are sick of winter and others are taking a midnight walk to enjoy the snowy magnificence that has enveloped us. Some are counting the days until spring and others refuse to wait…

Spiritual Grounding

Today’s homily (sermon) at church was, in a nutshell, about spiritual grounding.  Monsignor recounted yesterday’s dedication of an area church where the Bishop performs deeply significant rituals. His story reminded me of one of the important aspects of cancer care both during and after your treatment – spirituality – so I grabbed my laptop and…