Monthly Archives: August 2015

The Tapestry of Nature and Human Nature

Dear Reader: “Nature is the living, visible garment of God.” Goethe Now I will never have to wonder again what God will be wearing tomorrow….a thought I have had since a child….”What does God wear every day?” After coming across … Continue reading

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Riding Hope

Dear Reader: When Rutledge, Lachlan, and Mollie arrived yesterday (amidst the driling and hammering of new windows) Rutledge called out to me “I want Hope, Boo Boo”…“I want Hope, Boo Boo”! I knew, of course, he was referring to the … Continue reading

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“All the Windows of my Heart I Open to the Day”

Dear Reader: Yesterday about half of my fourteen vinyl windows were installed and the workers are finishing the rest today. I got so excited, after the first window was installed, that I ran around both sides of my home opening … Continue reading

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There Are People Who Would Love to Have Your Bad Days

(*This Title Message Art Work was created by Kristen Delap…an artist who specializes in “Lettering, Inscriptions, Musings, and Momentos”- Check out her blog on kdelap.com- She recently wrote a wonderful blog on patience…I needed to practice a lot of it … Continue reading

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“A Think Tank for the Soul”

Dear Reader: Dear Reader: I came across an interview with Gordon Hempton, (who I will have to admit, I had never heard of until now), and ¬†loved every word he was saying in the discourse-things like…“Silence is not a luxury, … Continue reading

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A “Turn-Around” Day

Dear Reader: I had an epiphany yesterday ( well, maybe a little wink) when I walked into my den around 9:00 a.m from the garden. I had my door open and the sun was shining through the glass storm door. … Continue reading

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The Price of a Day

Dear Reader: The nicest thing about looking for a certain book or a piece of jewelry or whatever it is…is that, more often than not, we get detoured by another “find.” That is what happened to bring about the idea … Continue reading

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Beach Chair Musings…

Dear Reader: With the dog days of August nearing ¬†its end and the official exit of summer arriving with Labor Day…the days of beach chair musings are coming to a close. What is it about sitting in a beach chair … Continue reading

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What a Day for a Daydream!

Dear Reader: The other day (on the blog) we were talking about taking the initiative to design the life we wanted to live… well, the best way to do that is to “craft our life from daydreams.” Yesterday morning…that is … Continue reading

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Raise Your Words…Not Your Voice

Dear Reader: Don’t you wish that we could pin this reminder on the back of every politician and/or speaker? When did politicians begin thinking that the noise level of their message was more important than the words in it…or perhaps … Continue reading

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