A sunlit, breezy August afternoon in what could be Umbria or Toscana brought back memories and reflections of wonderful days living in Italy. Today, however, was a forty minute drive on Long Island to Greenport’s Raphael Winery with a tasting of Rose Pinot Noir and a blackberry-licorice laced Cabernet. It was a day when Nature’s whispers calmed my soul and reminded me of Her Peace that surrounds us if we choose to look and feel Her warmth.
In an exhibition gracing the tiny church of Santa Maria delle Rose in Assisi , mystical sculptor Guido Dettoni della Grazia displays the signature of Francis, last letter of the Hebrew alphabet and symbol of caring for those emarginated (lepers) … Continue reading →
to each new day in life is much like approaching Assisi from afar. Stunning beauty and wonder envelope each moment that you near. And only living that which is front of you in trust fulfills the miraculous truth and awe … Continue reading →
Empty spaces and breaks in the walls of time and tribulation just may be opportunities for repose, reflection and renewal. Seeing the mundane as opportunities for recharging may be a value-added moment that escapes perception.