Some grandmother's collect salt and pepper shakers, porcelain dolls, pace doilies, quilts, or china sets. My grandmother collected all of those things and more but the catch was it must have an owl on it. She collected all things owls. I asked her why she liked owls and she said, "A wise old owl lived… Continue reading Owls are Wise
We should teach our children that fairytale romance is not real. Don’t believe for one second that love is fake. Love is real but perfect love that descends on you like a sweet song with sprinkled flower petals that smells of chocolate is not love. That’s Hollywood. Real love is work. It’s full out communication… Continue reading Everyday Love
It’s difficult sometimes to determine what is just enough. How much time is enough to do a task? How much food is enough to feed a family? How much paint is enough to make art? How much money is enough to pay all the bills? One thing I can promise you that is enough is… Continue reading Just enough
Being a human #130 Every human makes mistakes, some big and some small. Making a mistake doesn’t negate a person’s right to be worthy of love. Everyone is worth love. Love is unconditional or it is not love.
Being a human #127 Set your mind to success. Say out loud, “I will succeed today.” A lot rides on the way you think. Think you can and you will.
I love this old hymn. In the multimedia world we live in I was tempted to find it on YouTube. However, I am a word girl. I love the words of this hymn so much I’m breaking my own rule and posting song lyrics. The copyright is listed below. I don't know about tomorrowI just… Continue reading Day 97
Easter. Jesus lives. He went to the darkest of places for three days. He returned to his disciples. He said to them, “Why are you startled? Why are doubts arising in your hearts? Look at my hands and my feet. It’s really me! Touch me and see, for a ghost doesn’t have flesh and bones… Continue reading Day 94
Sometimes you just have to sigh and say “Oh Lord” and let God take it from there. Today is one of those days. Breathe and let go. God’s got this.
Have you heard it said that it is darkest right before dawn? I suppose that’s true. What I do know is right when you think your situation can’t get any worse, it will. The catch is to stay with what you know is true and let things happen as it will. Do the right thing… Continue reading Day 74
Sometimes you just need to look at the stars and remember how small your problems really are. You are but a speck in the universe and yet you are important. You, not your problems. Remember who you are and why you are here.