Monthly Archives: January 2017

“Oh, You Know Who I am Talking About?”…

Dear Reader: A conversation with a friend triggered an “AHA” moment recently. She was telling me that some retired friends of her, a couple, had gone to one of the auditoriums in Charleston to hear a talk on memory loss. … Continue reading

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“The Best to You Each Morning”

Dear Reader: I realize now that I have been aware of God Winks a lot longer than I ever remembered. 1962 was a pivotal year of change and uncertainty in my life…actually somewhat resembling the way 2017 is starting out. … Continue reading

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Another “Listening” Lesson

Dear Reader: Now that I have settled into the New Year with my “perfect” word listening…God is sending me all kinds of winks and clues where to go to get better at this important skill in my life. One was … Continue reading

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“The Only Difference Between an Extraordinary Life and an Ordinary One is the Extraordinary Pleasures You Find in Ordinary Things.”

Dear Reader: How true the quotation title for this blog post is today! (“The only difference between an extraordinary life and an ordinary one is the extraordinary pleasures you find in ordinary things.“) It lets us know that that some … Continue reading

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A Penny from Heaven

Dear Reader: We have all heard the expression “Pennies from Heaven” and several years ago a little poem was written about where they come from and why we, randomly, are selected to find one. It goes like this: There are … Continue reading

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Homesickness…But for What and Where?

Dear Reader: When I came across these few lines of prose (below)….I stopped because I understood perfectly what the little boy is feeling and how hard it is to explain to others. After you read it…think about your own feelings … Continue reading

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Let me Introduce my new friend: Listening

Dear Reader: My “perfect” word for 2017, listening, is subtly making its presence known to me through random articles, quotes, conversations and personal encounters. Suddenly I am more aware of the power of this word. In the title Mary Oliver … Continue reading

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