Expressing Gratitude for Unfailing Friendship

The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship. ~William Blake   Spending time on the couch this afternoon confiding in a dear friend about the woes and triumphs we face was time well spent. Wise beyond her years, my friend seems to always know what to say in a thoughtful and confident manner.Continue reading “Expressing Gratitude for Unfailing Friendship”

Grateful for Family, Friends, and Faith: Days 8-10 (30 Days of Thanks)

In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit. ~ Albert Schweitzer The weekend was full of great and wonderful things, and for this reason, I gladlyContinue reading “Grateful for Family, Friends, and Faith: Days 8-10 (30 Days of Thanks)”

A perfect season, a time to heal

Some of your hurts you have cured/And the sharpest you still have survived/But what torments of grief you endured/From the evil which never arrived. Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is aContinue reading “A perfect season, a time to heal”

Inner-peace and perspective

If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.  ~Mother Teresa Today is a new day and for this, I am glad. Yesterday was equal parts tragedy and healing. The only way I came through it was by the prayers and heartfelt sentiments from my husband andContinue reading “Inner-peace and perspective”

Lamenting Boston

You can never go home again, but the truth is you can never leave home, so it’s all right.  ~Maya Angelou Peace – that was the other name for home.  ~Kathleen Norris It was half-past three and I chose to check my mobile phone to see if I missed a call or text message. Indeed,Continue reading “Lamenting Boston”