I want to do something that matters. Say something different.

I need one of those breathe-in-the-robust-scent-of-a-fresh-brew-while-I-warm-my-hands-on-my-favorite-mug-and-the-sun-warms-my-face kind of mornings again. Some time for myself. To collect my thoughts. Redirect my wayward wanderings and dedicate myself to my goals anew. I need some time for peace. For prayer. When this transition period began, I prayed fervently, nearly filled with panic that my stubborn unwillingness to feel…… Continue reading I want to do something that matters. Say something different.

Bean & Leaf Cafe: a rainy day, coffee shop Sunday afternoon

Today is a rainy day Sunday. Despite my long laundry list of things to accomplish, I find myself at the Bean & Leaf Cafe in downtown Rochester, sitting at a window seat table, looking over the corner intersection. The leaf design artfully displayed in the foam of my dirty chai latte is expanding into an unrecognizable…… Continue reading Bean & Leaf Cafe: a rainy day, coffee shop Sunday afternoon