Author Archives: V.L.M.

About V.L.M.

Author, Editor, Poet, Composer, Environmental Activist, Spiritual Activist

Book Review: Edith Stein: St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

Book Review of Edith Stein: St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross by Maria Ruiz Scaperlanda One of the things one does when choosing to join the Catholic Church is pick a Saint to identify with. For years I thought about … Continue reading

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Anticipation

Anticipation   As I move closer to that moment of being one with Christ, of taking the Eucharist, the most blessed and holy, into my body, to nourish and expand the Divinity within me—God’s very breath of creation—and feed my … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day This year instead of sitting at home, and watching the Remembrance Day ceremonies happening in Ottawa on CBC TV, we went to the Delta Heritage Airpark in Delta, BC to participate in the services there. It was overcast … Continue reading

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What Does God Look Like in This Troubled World

What Does God Look Like in This Troubled World? If you look outside your door, these days, you will see a version of the world which seems to resemble insanity. Any feelings of peace or calm seem to have slipped … Continue reading

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Jesus in the Dawn

  Jesus in the Dawn As the sun rose on the horizon this morning, a beautiful red glow filled the sky. It lingered for quite awhile until the gold of the sunlight claimed it’s place. I contemplated it’s meaning, this … Continue reading

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Book Review: Father Damien and His Era by Margaret Bunson

Book Review: Father Damien and His Era by Margaret Bunson Molokai and Father Damien have always intrigued me ever since I watched the movie “The Hawaiians” with Charlton Heston, Geraldine Chaplin, John Phillip Law and Mako. I was horrified at … Continue reading

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Lenten Contemplations: Day Seven

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 Metamorphosis As the winds of change constantly blow across our land, we find ourselves hunkering down and hanging on to our familiar lives with almost desperation. Most of us want our lives to stay the same … Continue reading

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