AROUND EVERY CORNER

Each day when we wake up and our feet touch the floor we are guaranteed a brand new start.  A new day so to speak.  It doesn’t matter whether it is sunny or raining, cloudy or foggy, or snowing; it is a promise from above. A new opportunity to make better choices, to help others, to love our family and […]

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WHAT’S YOUR HURRY?

Did you ever wonder why so many people are in a hurry? Every day, I see people rushing here and there, driving way to fast, to go who knows where running red lights and honking horns. Why do some of us pile up our days with everything under the sun, leaving very little time to breathe?  I must confess, I […]

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THE BOUNTY OF YOUR GARDEN

It’s that time of the year again. Time for all the gardening magazines to take over our mailboxes. Time to start thinking and planning another season of flowers, fruit, and vegetables. This past week, as I sat looking through a few of the seed magazines while enjoying a hot cup of tea, an idea popped into my head. Again. And […]

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TERRIFIC TRANQUIL THURSDAY

Today, was a tranquil day. I stayed home and took some time for me. I really needed it. Since my sister’s passing, I have been feeling tired, a little irritable, sad, and lost.  I know what I am experiencing is part of the grieving process; however, I just wished I had some energy.  So today, I read, worked on my […]

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DEAR HOLDER OF THE PEN

Tonight my story is a work of fiction. Once again, what I had planned on writing faded, and an idea came forward. Bear with me as I put together the thought that bugged me all day. Dear Holder of the Pen, Last night I heard the sadness in your voice. I am so sorry for your loss. If I could […]

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THANKFUL GRATEFUL TUESDAY

Today, as I took my afternoon walk, I thought about the loss of my sister, Emma. I also thought about the loss of my dear cousin, Lisa, just two weeks previously. As the fresh air, hit my face and the coldness crept up my coat sleeves,  I realized how blessed I am. Sometimes we have a tendency to take our […]

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HERE A CHOICE THERE A CHOICE

Every day of our lives we are faced with choices. Some choices are easy to make, and some choices are not. The decision we decide on can make all the difference between something as simple as trying a new flavor of ice cream and loving it, or as upsetting as choosing to wait to fill the gas tank, then having to […]

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THE PROMISE OF THE SLEEPING EARTH

This afternoon as I took my walk, I looked around at the small little areas of snow, the flowerless gardens and bushes, the sleeping grass, and the bare branches of the many trees I passed.  And I thought, be patient, for this too shall pass. In a few short weeks, we will be changing our clocks, springing forward an hour, […]

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FEEL GOOD FRIDAY

Today was an absolutely beautiful day! The sun was shining, and the temperature was delightful. It was the kind of day that my heart needed. It was a feel-good day. Today, I felt more like myself since the passing of my sister.   As I stuck my head out of the door, the warmth of the sun touched every part of my […]

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WAVE OF LOVE WEDNESDAY

It’s the night before Valentine’s Day, and love is starting to fill the air with heightening anticipation of the celebration, that happens every year on February 14th. Children will carry cute little cards to share with their classmates, flowers will be chosen and given to loved ones, couples will enjoy a delicious dinner at their favorite restaurant, and beautiful cards […]

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