Monthly Archives: July 2010

St. Cuthbert & the Otters

St. Cuthbert & the Otters Deborah Beach Giordano © July 25, 2010 Stiff whiskers, button eyes, and twitching nose – curious but cautious, drawing closer; lured by a sweet distant memory of a warm-hearted saint who faced the icy waters … Continue reading

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Inspired by Psalm 138

Inspired by Psalm 138 Deborah Beach Giordano © July 18, 2010 I give thanks to You, O Holy One, with all my being. Before heaven and earth I proclaim Your greatness. At sunrise I kneel in gratitude and praise You, … Continue reading

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Missing

Missing Deborah Beach Giordano © July 16, 2010 Rare as hen’s teeth, I haven’t seen one ~ not a genuine one ~ in ages. There must be a shortage, a limited supply; one day I noticed they had disappeared ~ … Continue reading

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Thank You for the Flower

Thank You for the Flower Deborah Beach Giordano © July 13, 2010 Thank you for the flower that you set outside my door; it was such a nice surprise to receive a gift just for me – for no particular … Continue reading

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Mayday

Mayday! Deborah Beach Giordano © July 10, 2010 Holy Christ, my Lord, are You there, O Refuge Against the Storm? Lord, most holy Savior, sustain us against the rising troubles; for there are times when the days are long, and … Continue reading

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The Devil

The Devil Deborah Beach Giordano © July 8, 2010 “If there were no Devil, it would have been necessary to invent him.” ~ not exactly what Voltaire said. The cause of all our trip-ups and troubles, the source of every … Continue reading

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Unseen Helpers

Unseen Helpers Deborah Beach Giordano © July 3, 2010 When my spirit is peaceful, and my mind at rest, my eyes are opened and I see them; dancing in the meadow beneath the sparkling stars where the willows break the … Continue reading

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