David St. Amand

David is supposed to be retired but enjoys being a husband, father, grandfather, friend, Jesuit alumnus, adult educator, writer and small business advisor. He flies his airplane as often as he can, for the absolute joy of it.


6 posts

    "The trip overturned my presumptions about how the presence of God shows up in our lives."...

    "Our isolation has been three weeks now, going from chaos to unceremonious ejection from the normal.  My morning prayer wonders how this is the will of God; God is speaking, am I listening?"...

    "Dog, Boy and Dad did the pre-flight, loaded luggage and took off westward. Boy and Dog fell into dramamine induced slumber and missed daylight as it passed us crossing the prairies westward. It was like a wedge, moving forward, turning off lights in farm yards and small towns". ...

    "Her classmates learned by teaching and each benefited. I got a lot of credit and still wonder how it happened. Her tenacity and life experience brought her to the very edge: a little mentoring pushed her over." ...

    "In recent times, I feel an eerie calm: I have a safety net that allows me to behave differently and plan differently."...

    "One great joy of Grand fatherhood is observing slo-mo hockey."...

    "The crowning meditation of The Spiritual Exercises is the contemplation to achieve divine love. But, what has it got to do with flying a small airplane? For me - lots."...

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