Monthly Archives: May 2015

Wake Up, Simplify, and Live Abundantly

    Dear Reader:   I came across this little cartoon picture in a magazine I was reading before getting my bone density test done Friday and initially it just made me smile. Friday night…later, as I was drifting off … Continue reading

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“In Every Job That Must Be Done…There is an Element of Fun!”

Dear Reader: “In every job that must be done – there is an element of fun!” – Mary Poppins. Can’t you just see Julie Andrews belting out this song as she gets the children to clean up their rooms? I … Continue reading

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Creating Filters Between Past and Present

Dear Reader: Haven’t you visited a place where you could almost feel the portal between the present and past…where memories lingered so heavily…you actually felt the weight of the past living on in an historical period around you? You might … Continue reading

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Seeking God’s Face in Whatever Comes Your Way…Even a Hummingbird

Dear Reader: Isn’t it amazing how we can get up in the morning and stare at one object that sends our minds reeling off into the world of memory and wonder? In yesterday’s daily devotion (Jesus Calling) the first three … Continue reading

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…”The Lily White in Love Delight and Beauty Bright.”

Dear Reader: I was in a state of surprise and delight yesterday morning during my daily stroll through the garden. Right after entering the Moon Gate…there were two Easter Lilies smiling back at me. I decided to name them “Faith … Continue reading

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“The Journal of Truths”…

Dear Reader: The children gave me this journal soon after I was diagnosed with “little c.” I wish I could say that I have been hard at it…researching ancestry, describing past personal experiences…but when my blog came along…it became my … Continue reading

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“Silence is Golden”

  Dear Reader: Each year I try to educate myself a little bit more about each of our national holidays and this year I discovered some new historical information about the creation of Memorial Day. Here are five things I … Continue reading

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Creating a Clearing for Calmness and Stillness

Dear Reader: Saturday morning I woke up early… refreshed and ready to join the rest of the people on our little planet…at least in my small corner of it. I went to the Farmer’s Market…got there early (around 8) and … Continue reading

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Life Keeps Popping Out All Over…

Dear Reader: I’m back home! Got in yesterday afternoon….rested, relaxed, a touch of tan, and filled with happy memories. I will start going back through emails and comments made by you while I was gone. Can hardly wait to read … Continue reading

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When the “Re-Inventing” Stops…

  Dear Reader: We are having so much fun…we’ve decided to extend our summer retreat another day and return home Friday afternoon. So I will make this blog pretty short…the sun and surf are calling! ¬†Jackson made a ‘stop and … Continue reading

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