Sometimes I need only to stand wherever I am to be blessed. Mary Oliver For a moment I’m confused, and in my first waking moments I take attendance to figure out who’s here. Ladybug Girl won’t be climbing into bed for early morning snuggles; she’s back home and heading to camp of another kind this morning.
Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good. Maya Angelou, Celebrations: Rituals of Peace and Prayer We stop at the green grocer, on our way to the library, to pick up carrots and apples. I spy
Our stories make us who we are. And each story has its own purpose and its own reward. Each story rings true and each story is worthy of the ages. There is no such thing as an insignificant life. Laurence Overmire, New York Minute: An Actor's Memoir Here, in the sweetness of predawn I sit
Solitude matters, and for some people, it's the air they breathe. Susan Cain I step out onto the deck with a first cup of morning coffee and breathe slow and deep. The cool, fresh morning air all the sweeter having been forced to shut doors and windows, and turn the air conditioner on to escape
There is strong shadow where there is much light. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Götz von Berlichingen We enjoy a sweet morning playing Mastermind and Trouble, and visiting with our grands and their parents. In the early afternoon, after they’ve gone, Gerry and I head to my favourite city park with our cameras. It’s hot, but
I really liked the idea of creating a journal myself. It's like the way I clear my throat. Elizabeth George There are things to do today but I wake paralyzed—my mind abuzz with a measure of apprehension, a measure of anticipation, and no particular reason for either. I head to my private journal to short
I love you more than I love goats, and you know how I feel about goats", Gaby said. James Patterson, The Christmas Wedding Lunch with Gerry’s brother and his wife, catching up. Then a visit to the Rogers flour mill to stock up on dry goods. My husband, knowing the soft spot I have for