Category Archives: Living in the Present Moment

Beauty Break: Welcome Autumn

Today was littered with tiny, ordinary gifts that brought me back to the present moment . . . a prelude to the autumn leaves soon to come. Sharing with you the gift of — * A succulent chicken roasting slow, … Continue reading

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On the Feast of St. Therese of Lisieux

Words to live by on the Feast of St. Therese of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face: “If I did not simply live from one moment to the next, it would be impossible for me to keep my patience. … Continue reading

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The Sacrament of the Present Moment

One of the very best books I read this summer — perhaps all year — was Christian McEwan’s lovely World Enough and Time: On Creativity and Slowing Down. I posted an excerpt here that really spoke to me. Christian points … Continue reading

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