WHEN FRIENDS GATHER

Tonight I had the pleasure of sharing dinner with my sister, Donna, and her husband, Albert. It is always a pleasure when family members get together. However, this story is about friends; church friends, neighbor friends, and new friends. It’s about the teens and parents working together; serving a meal, clearing the plates, and offering delicious desserts. I found the […]

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MULTIFACETED LAYERS MONDAY

 Multifaceted is a beautiful word.  It lends itself nicely to family and friends, and what makes them so different and unique. I believe that when we were created in our Mother’s womb, the layers of our personalities, confidence, creativity, self-esteem, patience, imperfections, acceptance, forgiveness, hope, faith, truth, and love were given their appropriate dosages. The amount of the allotted dosages […]

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MAGICAL MELLOW MONDAY

It’s the last day of the year, and many will be ushering the old year out and welcoming the New Year with dancing, dinner, party hats, noisemakers, confetti, and a toast. It might be a magical night. Some will celebrate with family and friends, sitting around, enjoying each other’s company. There will be plenty of food to satisfy anyone’s appetite. […]

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An Angel Here An Angel There

I believe in angels.  I believe in heavenly angels and I believe in earthly angels.  I believe that heavenly angels are sent by God to remind us of his never-ending love and to watch over us.  I believe that earthly angels were created by God as an extension of his love to help us with our daily lives. Heavenly Angels… I […]

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The Crosses of Hope

 This story is quite different from any other I have ever written. It is a work of fiction filled with love, longing, compassion, and hope; a Christmas and New Year’s   story for our hearts.                               The Crosses of Hope Many years ago, when times were hard […]

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