Category Archives: Holidays

And be thankful …

“Forever is composed of nows,” Emily Dickinson. My forever (and yours too) is composed of the nows. Exactly what I’m writing about in my new devotional/meditation book. Living in the present. Enjoying the moment right here and now. Even if … Continue reading

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What’s on your Christmas list?

In light of Christmas coming soon, several words intrigued me. Here are just a few which made me think of Christmas: Rich Incomparable Riches Kindness Gift Makes you think of the holidays and gifting times, doesn’t it? I looked up … Continue reading

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DREAM Big!

My husband and I did some after-Christmas shopping. While browsing the shelves for bargains, we purchased hand towel with the words: DREAM written across the bottom edge. Above the lettering appeared a spray of green leaves and red berries with … Continue reading

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From Tears of Sorrow to Tears of Joy

One word that described my mother would be “Encourager.” My Mom was my biggest cheerleader. If she only knew how far I’ve come along with my dream of writing and publishing … she’d be waving those imaginary pom-poms and saying, … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions

Last year I did some rotten things. This year I will be better. Here are some resolutions I will follow to the letter: I won’t make dumb excuses when my homework isn’t done; when the truth is that I did … Continue reading

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Vicks VapoRub = comfort & healing

Just opening the blue jar of Vicks VapoRub® brings back fond memories of my Mom. Whenever I was sick, she would gently rub the ointment on my throat and chest and carefully cover the area with a towel. Then I’d … Continue reading

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The gift that keeps on giving

“Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!” – 2 Corinthians 9:15

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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol In the bleak mid-winter Frosty wind made moan, Earth stood hard as iron, Water like a stone; Snow had fallen, snow on snow, Snow on snow, In the bleak mid-winter Long ago. Angels and archangels May have … Continue reading

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From tears of sorrow to tears of joy

I began the day in tears thinking about missing my own dear Mom. One word that described my mother would be “Encourager.” My Mom was my biggest cheerleader. If she only knew how far I’ve come along with my dream … Continue reading

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There’s no one like you!

Our God Water you turned into wine; Opened the eyes of the blind; There’s no one like you, None like you! Into the darkness you shine; Out of the ashes we rise; There’s no one like you, None like you! Our God is greater, Our God is … Continue reading

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