The Struggle

The Struggle

The Struggle I am struggling. Really struggling. Lack of connection. Lack of physical touch. Fear. Doubt. Worry. Uncertainty. The practices I have taken on to comfort myself have been working but last night the ball was dropped. I had a horrible night of insomnia. Of...
This Too Shall Pass

This Too Shall Pass

This Too Shall Pass This too shall pass. Andra’ tutto bene. Everything will be fine. In this time of uncertainty, we rush to find certainty in life. We rush for supplies. We rush to protect loved ones. We rush to assumptions. We rush to the news. Too much rushing. Too...
Apostoli, My Savior

Apostoli, My Savior

kportanova It was a hard day at work, teaching English to spoiled Italian children, I made my way to Borgo Apostoli. Santi Apostoli is where I feel my worries and stress melt away. It was winter, so the church was even colder than outside. I warmed myself next to the...