Mistakes are proof that you're trying. Ernest Hemingway It turns, unexpectedly, into an unpleasant busy day and nothing gets done that I intended to get done. I lose my peace; I lose my mind. Later there are apologies to my husband, my Yorkie, and my God. They all forgive; they all still love me. Prayer
Has this world been so kind to you that you should leave with regret? There are better things ahead than any we leave behind. C.S. Lewis We see something on the drive down that we have never seen before: a vertical rainbow. It follows us for a time, then forms into a ball,of rainbow and
It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying is not of importance, it lasts so short a time. James Boswell, The Life of Samuel Johnson Mo mother-in-love is in her last days—perhaps her final hours or minutes as I write this. We journey today and pray her home
What was wonderful about childhood is that anything in it was a wonder. It was not merely a world full of miracles; it was a miraculous world. G.K. Chesterton Last night I looked out the window into our back yard that’s buried in pristine snow, as yet unmarried by deer tracks, and saw magic in
I sustain myself with the love of family. Maya Angelou Blessed. Simply and abundantly blessed. The kiddos are heading home today; in a few hours we’re going to experience that heaviest of silences that permeates the house after the grands have been here. It’s not my favourite kind of silence. In these early morning hours,
The human heart...tells us that we are more alike than we are unalike.” Maya Angelou, Letter to My Daughter My girls are in the house. Colour me content. Plenty of time for writing later.
For it is in giving that we receive. Francis of Assisi Gerry and I enjoyed a lovely Christmas morning at home, complete with stockings in bed and gift opening by the light of the non-traditional tree. Mid-morning, we journeyed to nearby Vernon where we spent some time with Gerry’s mom (who was not having a