Thankfulness for Tiny Breaks

“Rest and be thankful.” ~ William Wordsworth   Three days ago, I had the pleasure of celebrating another 40-something birthday for which I am glad. My husband and children showered me with their love and attention, and I was thrilled to be surprised by a few handwritten cards in the mail from dear friends. ToContinue reading “Thankfulness for Tiny Breaks”

The Magic of “Three”

(blog post authored by purdywords) There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child.  There are seven million.  ~Walt Streightiff Baby Girl is now three years old. The days that inhabit between ages two and three are tremendous to watch, aren’t they? It’s like viewing a slow motion picture unfolding before yourContinue reading “The Magic of “Three””

Lamenting the meaning of this day

God is closest to those with broken hearts. ~Jewish Saying Let your tears come. Let them water your soul. ~Eileen Mayhew Dear John Victor, Today would have been your birthday. But, God had other plans. This has taken quite some time getting used to as I loved you from the very moment I knew IContinue reading “Lamenting the meaning of this day”

Five

Happy is the son whose faith in his mother remains unchallenged. ~ Louisa May Alcott Little boy, you remind me how so much depends on days made of now.” ~ From “Little Boy” by Alison McGhee The Boy—my baby, my Monkey, my only living boy– is turning five soon. This child, this heart of mineContinue reading “Five”