Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay An Islamic Imam once told a story of his day walking along the river in Afghanistan. He noticed a boy with two pairs of shoes. One of the two pair were obviously more expensive, and in better shape than the other. However, the man, instead of washing and cleaning the … Continue reading The Imam, And The Boy At The River
Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay You're down on your luck. Life has never been so cruel to you lately. Someone with the worlds most compassionate and beautiful heart approaches you, and without asking questions, caring neither if you were a murderer or common thief, handed you one million dollars. What would you say? Let's be … Continue reading If Someone Handed You One Million $$$ Would You Take It?
Copyright: http://www.stephenbernard.org Camera: Polaroid Onestep+ I took a walk with my Polaroid at dusk. I wandered the ocean bed looking for a good composition. My film was expired, and nothing was coming out right, my heart filling with the anxiety of having wasted my money. I got bored, and suddenly, beneath my feet, I noticed another … Continue reading Photo: The Precision And Beauty Of Nature
Rummaging through your shed in search of something can often reveal lost treasures. That is what happened when I came upon an old music score of years ago when in search of a book. When I was younger, I played this composition by the popular Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi titled, "La Forza Del Destino" (The … Continue reading Video: La Forza Del Destino
http://www.stephenbernard.org I took this on my Polaroid instant film camera this morning. Minus the black frame one could be mistaken that it was taken over a 100 years ago. There is this tendency by our modern culture to assume that we are really trendy and have progressed. Looking at photographs like this reminds me of how … Continue reading Photo That Looks 100 Years Old Was Taken This Morning
Image by 733215 from Pixabay During one of her visions Jesus told ST. Gertrude that the following prayer would release 1000 souls from purgatory each time it is said:'Eternal Father, I offer Thee the most precious blood of thy Divine Son, Jesus, in union with the Masses said throughout the world today, for all the Holy Souls in Purgatory, … Continue reading Release 50,000 Souls From Purgatory With This Prayer
As I sit here examining the sea side with my instant Polaroid camera, I wonder; do we really look? Life in an instant captured on camera but have I really taken the time to enjoy the scenery? Can the camera ever be a match for what the heart captures that nobody will ever see? In … Continue reading Life in An Instant