Tag Archives: Pilgrimage

Serendipity and Rome

Alanna, who had not been to Mass in years, asked that Emily and I meet her at Saint Peter’s to attend services on our only Sunday in Rome. Mass, said in Italian, was celebrated in an intimate spot behind the … Continue reading

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Serendipity and Glastonbury England

I didn’t set out to Glastonbury for the purpose of making a pilgrimage, but a pilgrimage it became; my serendipity pilgrimage. I had never heard of Glastonbury, a small town in Somerset, southwest England, until Martin mentioned it as a … Continue reading

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Serendipity is Here!

My book, Serendipity – Chance Pilgrimages has been published. Below is a blurb on the book and a link to Amazon. I’m so happy to be able to share my journeys with you. Laced with humorous observations, honesty, and tender … Continue reading

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Celebrate Your Harvest

September 23 marked the autumnal equinox or Mabon. It’s a time of celebrating the harvest. What do you think of when you hear the word harvest? I’m reminded of the harvest that surrounds me, the bounty that fills my life. … Continue reading

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I Was Afraid

I remember the first time I entered a college classroom to teach Art History. I was unsure of how and when to enter. Do I stand at the door and greet the students as they enter? Do I stand at … Continue reading

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Elephants, Sailing, and Serendipity

Elephants What would you think if I told you that I agreed to share part of my life with an elephant but that each and every day I was angry that there was an elephant in my life and every … Continue reading

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Meet Filomena and Elisa

Filomena rose with the sun. There were many things to do this day and she wanted to tackle the hardest one first. Heading out the door, she walked the narrow streets of Campolattaro. A few of her neighbors were already … Continue reading

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