• Reflections
  • Tuesday, February 21, 2017

    “We think sometimes we’re only drawn to the good, but we’re actually drawn to the authentic. We like people who are real more than those who hide their true selves under layers of artificial niceties.” ~ Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, Life Lessons I am losing–no, I’ve lost–patience with nonsense. It’s making me cranky, and the fact that I’m […]

  • Reflections
  • Saturday, February 18, 2017

    “This is a wonderful day, I have never seen this one before.” ~ Maya Angelou Lately I feel the weight of life heavy and remind myself this morning that these next twenty-four hours will be wonder filled if I chose to see them that way. Yesterday morning I saw the first crocus in my flower garden […]

  • Gratitude
  • Friday, February 10, 2017

    “Sometimes its not the strength but gentleness that cracks the hardest shells.” ~ Richard Paul Evans, Lost December Yesterday I wrote about the harshness of life; today I consider gentler things. It is my inclination to turn inward when faced with angst and that is where I find myself lately. Solitude and silence have always […]

  • Reflections
  • Sunday, February 5, 2017

    “A shadow is hard to seize by the throat and dash to the ground.” ~ Victor Hugo, Les Misérables News of the passing of someone I knew many years ago, a lifetime ago, this morning. It seems like there have been so many lately and I suppose that is true. The longer I live the […]

  • Inspirational
  • Saturday, February 4, 2017

    “Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness.” ~ Anne Frank When I look back at the lives my grandparents, and those who came before them, endured I see hardship and dark times. A closer look reveals a generous measure of community, faith, laughter, and even joy as well. I […]