Create Your Calm
A Gallery of Stories
I remember when our team’s winning score at the 2009 Boys District Golf Tournament was posted.
Ron’s original canvas art, inspired by Midlife Calm.
Fr. John Blaser
I have been using haiku since the early 1980's to capture and express my experiences. It has been a blessing for me. A Mid-Life CrisisIt's a time to engage CalmNow what is your choice Calmness is our goalIt is a worthy concernAll times and places...
It fascinates me how long I walked through life blind, and also, to what I now see!I had an awakening of self and spirituality when I was 46, after wandering through life just bouncing off all the events in my life. The best analogy for that way of...
My calm story goes back a few years to my early sixties. I had just retired and with more time on my hands and no longer having work as my identity, I began doing too much thinking.
Inspired by the words of Bernadette Noll’s poem, I Want to Age Like Sea Glass, I too want to be, “smoothed by tides, not broken.” Noll’s poem is about sea glass and the tides of the ocean. When I think of the ocean, I think of summer and vacation and relaxing days.
Artwork representing Midlife Calm shared.