A Sprinkle Here, A Sprinkle There

Did you ever have a day when everything seemed to go wrong? A day you didn’t know which way to turn? Then as the day wore on, something good happened. Maybe it was just something small that warmed your heart. Maybe someone smiled or said an encouraging word. Perhaps that little something that warmed your heart, the smile, or the […]

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FOR THE LOVE OF CHILDREN

I love children; always have. Even as a child, I enjoyed it when a baby cousin accompanied an aunt or uncle visiting our home. I always thought babies had their own uniqueness; soft skin, sparkling eyes, and a sweet, fresh smell all their own. Unless they needed a diaper change! My love for children continued as I grew up. I […]

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SPIRITUAL SERMON SUNDAY

Today was a beautiful day, a little warm, but not as humid as yesterday. At church this morning, our Pastor gave a compelling Sunday Message that has stayed with me all day. It was a sermon about acceptance, showing compassion and love, to all who walk through our doors; no matter what. As our church is getting ready to take […]

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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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SHINE YOUR LIGHT

In today’s world, there is undoubtedly a lot of sadness, confusion, dangerous situations, homelessness, those who are lost, those who are dealing with devastating illnesses, weariness, the death of a loved one, and those who have lost faith, hope, and love. I know I’m starting this story on the heavy side, but bear with me; I promise by the end, […]

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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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WARM-HEARTED WEDNESDAY

Do you remember the song, What the World Needs Now?  It’s a song about love; not just for one but for everyone.  I thought about that song a lot today. In fact, I thought about it so much, the tune is permanently stuck in my head. When I read the paper, or listen to the news, and yes, when I am […]

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