Thankful for the Promise of Tomorrow

Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn a little, at least we didn’t get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn’t die; so, let us all be thankful. ~Buddha   My morning startedContinue reading “Thankful for the Promise of Tomorrow”

From Darkness to Light

“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.”  ― Albert Camus When tragedy falls upon us, how do we respond? When tremendous joy is off-set by excruciating trials, which wins over your heart? When your faith in God is tested daily and you feel your mind darkening andContinue reading “From Darkness to Light”

Making Time for Each Other: Giving Thanks Day Three (30 Days of Thanks)

Don’t wait to make your son a great man – make him a great boy. ~ Author Unknown And mothers are their daughter’s role model, their biological and emotional road map, the arbiter of all their relationships. ~ Victoria Secunda This morning, I wanted nothing more than to linger under the white feather down comforterContinue reading “Making Time for Each Other: Giving Thanks Day Three (30 Days of Thanks)”

Simply, love

There are times when silence has the loudest voice. ~ Leroy Brownlow “…Peace begins with a smile. Smile five times a day at someone you don’t really want to smile at; do it for peace…” ~Mother Teresa   Day and evening, I have sat diligently at my distressed white Queen Anne desk to begin writingContinue reading “Simply, love”

Growing together, apart

Before you were born I carried you under my heart. From the moment you arrived in this world until the moment I leave it, I will always carry you in my heart. ~Mandy Harrison Rocking together to the sweet rhythm of Enya and Chant serenading us in the darkened back bedroom as we settle down forContinue reading “Growing together, apart”