Author Archives: Joe Puglis

About Joe Puglis

Hello and welcome to ColorMe4Life and Whispers to the Wind. My name is Joe Puglis and these websites encompass various aspects of my life. From the backgrounds of grocery store proprietor, to research chemist, to manager, carpet dyer and Catholic deacon you'll find a cornucopia of colors here, the Colors of Life. Most dear to my heart is my love of God, my awesome family, and you, beloved. Thank you for visiting. Please come back again. And feel free to visit the links in all pictures and hyper-linked words. These are always hand selected to go with the topic of discussion and kept as absolutely clean as possible. Also, I apologize for any links that have been removed by their owners. In time I try to replace them or update them. Hope you enjoy. May God bless YOU always, in Christ's love! Joe

i Love September

Isn’t September absolutely the most awesome month of the year!! It’s a month of beauty, a month of change, a month refreshment! . . . So, just what is it about September that makes it so great?  Let’s explore… .

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The Threshold

Ever wonder what’s under that thing you’re carrying your new bride over? Well, that thing is called a threshold. And, you just may not want to know exactly what’s under it. And if it’s YOUR house, just maybe, you might … Continue reading

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Whispers to the Wind (Daily Mass Quotes)

~  Link to Whispers to the Wind Full Page  ~ Whispers to the Wind is dedicated to those Quotable sayings we often hear used in the routine of our day. Did we know that they came from the Bible? Did … Continue reading

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Magnificat

As a supplement to the Life of Mary Our Mother series (which fits in at “The Visitation”), I’ve put together a short clip on The Canticle of Mary, the Magnificat. This is Mary’s song of Praise and Thanksgiving to God … Continue reading

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The Life of Mary Our Mother – Part 3

Please don’t miss the NOTE below… As Part 2 continued the drama of Mary from the growth of the young Jesus into a man, His ministry,  passion and death, Part 3 moves on into the Hope.  Now that Mary has … Continue reading

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Brilliant Orange

This fit too well under the Orange Page to just have it as a post. So here’s a link to “A Mid-May, Mid-MO, Orange Sky”

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The Life of Mary our Mother – Part 2

As Part 1 covered the life of the Blessed Virgin Mary from her conception through the Nativity of Jesus and into His early youth, Part 2 continues the drama.  We see the growth of the young Jesus into a man, … Continue reading

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The Life of Mary Our Mother – Part 1

Well, after a year in the making, I’ve finally gotten better (enough) at WordPress and YouTube to scrunch down my 35 minute “Mary Our Mother” video into 3 x 10-11 minute parts. Part One has just been uploaded on YouTube.  … Continue reading

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Easter Blessing

As we enter this most HOLY Season of the year, in the midst of the ‘Holy Triduum’ –  Holy Thursday (the Lord’s Last Supper), Good Friday (Passion and death of our Lord), Holy Saturday (Meditation on the death of Jesus … Continue reading

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Miracles of the Eucharist

Before we explore these Miracles, we might just be asking ourselves, “Exactly what is this Word, EUCHARIST and why should it matter to me?“ It’s been described as “a sacrament of Love, a sign of Unity, a bond of Charity, … Continue reading

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Divine Mercy – A Journey through Time . . .

. Sometimes sad, sometimes joyful, sometimes disappointing, sometimes miraculous! It’s a Story of Love, Hope and Inspiration.  A Journey from Creation through today presented through the media of Sacred Scripture in Art, Beautiful Prayer and Music . . . Link … Continue reading

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Is That Really in There?

S U R P R I S E ! Did you know that somewhere within this Website you can find links to: 2 – Gene Kelly song/videos, 2 – Elvis Presley song/videos, a U2 song/video, a really fun Lights song/video, … Continue reading

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The Howspouse

Funny, as I was ironing my white, dress shirts, which are worn much less frequently any more, I thought I invented a new word to describe

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Who said it was cold?

One day we woke up to a -12ºF temperature reading outside, here in Columbia, MO. . . . And I thought, there’s got to be something positive about that.  We just can’t be the coldest place on earth today.  So … Continue reading

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More Butterflies

My sister Carol lives on the mid-west shore of Florida and she is an avid butterfly fan. She offered to share some of her most recent photos… . … . Now I know that Carol knows the names of most … Continue reading

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Butterflies

We have this wonderful perennial plant in the weed patch – flower garden in front of our house. It grows all summer long with succulent-looking leaves, until early fall when it makes these beautiful violet flowers. Over the years it … Continue reading

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Nature’s Color

Interesting how nature feeds upon itself and how sometimes even nature can be fooled by imitations.  As part of my business, I drive a rather unique and distinctive vehicle. It’s color had, I’m sure, been selected because of its ability … Continue reading

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Ex-purr-tease

Expertise is knowing or doing something so frequently, that we don’t even think about what it is we’re doing, it just happens.  And that, then gives us the opportunity to do something else simultaneously. Take driving for example.  We have … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Hello and welcome visitors. My name is Joe and I live in mid-Missouri, USA. The shortest description of myself, as we all are, is that I am a child of God.  In this short half century of existence, most of … Continue reading

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