Posts by Becky Laubenthal

The Voice Inside My Head

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When I’m cooking dinner, folding laundry, cleaning litter boxes, peeling potatoes, or sitting in traffic I talk to myself, not out loud mind you, but in the shelter of my head.  The voice inside my head is different from my speaking voice.   It is quiet and confident.  It never stumbles over its words.  It’s gentle […]

That Pesky Truth

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  Comfort is the one thing you can’t get by looking for it. If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end: if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth- only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin with and, in he end, despair. ~ C.S. Lewis […]

Reflections on the Death of a Father – A Tribute to Bob Fee (2/17/90-2/17/15)

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Today is 25 years.   Sometimes it seems like 25 minutes, other times it seems like 25,000 years.  But 25 years ago today, the Good Lord called our Dad to the place he considered Home.   Oh, Yonkers, NY was the place he grew up, and Davine Drive was the lovely little house he gave to us […]

Going Home

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We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time. ~ T.S. Eliot I’ve been praying and meditating daily for the past 8 months, nothing elaborate, just a simple prayer and a few minutes of quiet time. […]