My summer vacation zipped by with the aggressiveness of impatient New York drivers.
I had one goal this summer: relaxation. After the grind of the previous school year, my formator for the upcoming year had suggested to us seminarians to relax so that we could start refreshed in August.
I have kept a laid-back schedule of praying, reading and maintaining my New Testament Greek and Spanish. I would leave the house to attend daily Mass, Confession, Catholic young adult socials and Toastmasters. Plus, I chauffeured for my mother. The slower pace has allowed me to decompress and appreciate the blessings in my life.
Following last year’s practice, I have planned daily summer reflections on the following topics:
- Road trips
I would have started yesterday but I felt the July 18 news from my old newspaper job required a response.