• Reflections on Life
  • Friday, November 11, 2016

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    “We need to teach the next generation of children from day one that they are responsible for their lives. Mankind’s greatest gift, also its greatest curse, is that we have free choice. We can make our choices built from love or from fear.” ~ Elisabeth Kubler-Ross “We can make our choices built from love or […]

  • Gratitude
  • Sunday, November 6, 2016

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    “Surely everyone is aware of the divine pleasures which attend a wintry fireside; candles at four o’clock, warm hearth rugs, tea, a fair tea-maker, shutters closed, curtains flowing in ample draperies to the floor, whilst the wind and rain are raging audibly without.” ~ Thomas de Quincey, Confessions of an English Opium Eater Time change […]

  • Gratitude
  • Saturday, November 5, 2016

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    “To be contemplative we must remove the clutter of our lives, surround ourselves with beauty, and consciously, relentlessly, persistently give it away until the tiny world for which we are responsible begins to reflect the raw beauty that is God.” ~ Joan Chittister I woke abruptly from an unpleasant dream this morning; my heart heavy […]

  • Garden
  • Sunday, October 23, 2016

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    “Resilience is accepting your new reality, even if it’s less good than the one you had before. You can fight it, you can do nothing but scream about what you’ve lost, or you can accept that and try to put together something that’s good.” ~ Elizabeth Edwards Yesterday I was working in my office and […]