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Women’s Retreat Notes-Lenten Disciplines

On February 23rd I attended a women’s retreat at a local church. The title of this retreat was The Three Great Lenten Disciplines: Fasting, Almsgiving and Prayer. Mother Melania from Holy Assumption Monastery in Calistoga, California was the speaker. This retreat was very much a blessing to me. I thought I’d take the time to… Continue reading Women’s Retreat Notes-Lenten Disciplines

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5 Ways to Force Yourself Out of the Doldrums

Do you ever feel stuck? Stuck in the doldrums? I like to use this word but what does this word even mean? Did you know that “doldrum” is a colloquial expression derived from historical maritime usage? In maritime usage it is the place in the ocean affected by low pressure in an area around the… Continue reading 5 Ways to Force Yourself Out of the Doldrums