THE COLORS OF JOY AND HAPPINESS

Today is Sunday, May 19th. The weather cooperated with a bright blue sky, white puffy clouds, and a yellow sun that warmed everything it touched; including me. As I stepped outside, the beautiful colors of pink Azealas, purple Rhododendrons, almost full bloom white Peonies, and deep blue and gold Irises filled my vision with a possible peek of what might […]

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A LETTER TO MY MOTHER IN HEAVEN

Dear Mom, Today is Mother’s Day, and you are not here. I visited your grave early this morning and placed a container of pink and white petunias right below your name. I stood for a few moments talking to you and Dad, hoping somehow you could hear me.  Although I talk to you every day, standing at your place of […]

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THE MAGIC OF ORDINARY BEADS

The day before Easter, I had the privilege of serving Communion to homebound senior members of my church.  Two of us worked together, one reading the Communion service and one giving the sacraments. I was the reader. We also stayed and visited with those precious men and women.  Although I enjoyed each senior, one stood out in my mind and […]

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TANGIBLE TUESDAY TREASURES

Tangible: something that can be touched or felt… Today is Tuesday. It started out damp and cloudy but ended liked I had hoped it would; warm and sunny with the brightest of blue skies. It is incredible how a spirit can change when the weather takes a turn for the best. This morning, after my chores, I decided to sit down […]

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DANDELIONS PUFFS

Tonight when I took my evening walk, I noticed some dandelions were already getting their little white puff heads.  As I stopped to take a few pictures, memories of young children, blowing feather-light seeds while giggling at the distance their little gems traveled, brought a smile to my face. When I arrived home, I sat outside on my wooden rocker […]

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