Empathic Messenger, Radio Talk Show Host, Author

Posts Tagged ‘italy’

I Did It My Way…

Regrets, I have a few; but then, again, too few to mention…Some years back I attended a series of talks on finding and doing God’s will in my life.  The person speaking began with a negative criticism of Frank Sinatra’s “My Way.”  I’m already pissed off.  You never insult ‘Ol Blue Eyes to Italians. The…

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We Are Family, I've Got All My Cousins With Me!

God has created us to live in community.  Socializing occurs immediately after birth first with our mothers as she holds and feeds her newborn.  This is our first sense of security and comfort.  Our world then extends to fathers, siblings and later extended family.  It is here that we learn to love and be loved.…

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Pass the Flux Capacitor!

Sicily is an amazing place.  It’s as if time has stopped.  Cell phone coverage is sporadic, at best, internet is impossible unless your hotel provides service and air conditioning is a commodity. I have stepped into a time warp.  Traveling through the towns of my ancestors, I have found that traditions have not changed. It…

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Mangiamo! (Let’s Eat!)

There are two activities that God created both necessary for human survival as well as pleasurable. Eating is one of them. You can deduce the other. Mealtime, throughout history, has been portrayed in books, poetry, music and art. Food is referenced innumerable times in Sacred Scripture, not forgetting the meal of meals, the Last Supper.…

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Put the Shoe on the Other Foot

Our first night in Rome, my husband and I walked about 1 1/2 hours looking for Taverna Trilussa, the restaurant for which we had reservations.  When we finally made it, I had a blister the size of a Kennedy half dollar.  For me, though, it’s fashion over comfort.  The dinner was amazing, but we took…

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Who's Sorry Now?

If you believe in a higher power, at some point you will fall short.  You will do something that offends God and has probably hurt yourself and someone you love.  So what to do?  Well this morning I landed in the eternal city.  That’s right, Rome Italy.  What better place to face my God, but…

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