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MARY MANGER MONDAY

It is the night before Christmas and Ethel the cat is curled up as I dashed through the rooms, emptying bags, wrapping presents, dipping pretzels, and cleaning up.  The trees are ready, and the stockings are hung waiting for the big day. As I made a cup of tea, I caught a glimpse of the moon. A beautiful moon high in […]

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SPARKLY SPECIAL SUNDAY

Today was a beautiful Sunday. It was cold, but the sun felt so good on my face as I did a few errands. Christmas is two days away, and I am getting more than a little excited! When I was younger, the feeling in my soul often transported me back to when I was a little girl wondering if Santa read […]

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SANTA CLAUS SATURDAY

He’s making a list and checking it twice…… Today while I was shopping at our local mall, I stopped for a few minutes to watch the children getting their pictures taken with Santa. I had forgotten how antsy little children can be waiting in line to see the big guy in the red suit. As I listened and watched, I […]

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FAMILY FRIDAY

It was a warm rainy morning as I sat reading a few pages in Catching Fireflies. Although the book is a great read, I found myself reading the same page over more than once. My mind preoccupied on the good news and the sad news I had learned on Thursday afternoon. I have always believed in the power of prayer. […]

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THANK YOU THURSDAY

Tonight’s Christmas story is about a group of forty senior citizens who reside at Moravian Hall Square in Nazareth.  Today, I had the privilege of presenting my program, The Christmas Orange at this beautiful facility. I love storytelling about Christmas during the Great Depression.  After I wrapped up that part of my program, I shared with them about growing up […]

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WONDERFUL WEDNESDAY

 On Monday, I wrote a short story titled, Messy Cookie Monday. My story was about a disastrous day making and baking cookies. I am proud to say, that this evening, I finished all the cookies, and the flour actually stayed in the bowl!  And now for Wonderful Wednesday. I had a great Wednesday, and since I already mentioned the fantastic […]

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THANKFUL HEART TUESDAY

It was a cold day but a beauty with the sun shining and the excitement of Christmas in the air. After a busy morning and afternoon, a tiny catnap, dinner, and an errand, I took my husband for a little ride. I often like to surprise him and tonight was the night. Even though it was dark and cold. I […]

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