The Summer of Collected Memories. How my family and I survived and thrived during the pandemic break.
“I plead with you—never, ever give up on hope, never doubt, never tire, and never become discouraged. Be not afraid.” ― Saint Pope John Paul II, Pope John Paul II: In My Own Words The rapid spread of the Coronavirus is a pertinent reminder to all of us just how quickly life can change in aContinue reading “Encouragement in These Uncertain Times”
Silence, I learned, is some times the most beautiful sound.” ― Charlotte Eriksson “Slowly, simply, silence, stillness” was my Lenten mantra, my focus, my goal for the 40 days between Ash Wednesday and Easter morning. A lofty goal, yes. Yet, I was convinced this intentional journey would yield the peaceful rewards I was seeking in myContinue reading “Resting in the Stillness After Personal Struggle”
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”
“There is, I am convinced, no picture that conveys in all its dreadfulness, a vision of sorrow, despairing, remediless, supreme. If I could paint such a picture, the canvas would show only a woman looking down at her empty arms.” ~ Charlotte Brontë A flicker of light, a ray shining through, cast out theContinue reading “Lighting the way for those children lost too soon, never forgotten, remaining forever in our hearts #waveoflight2017”