Walking in a Winter Wonderland

Walking in a Winter Wonderland

On Monday I left home and thought that what I was looking at after a fresh snowfall was an absolutely beautiful sight. Today, I look out and I am not thrilled by what I see at all. Monday it was cold and grey, there was wind, but the snow had fallen gently and things...
The Power of the Pause

The Power of the Pause

The period at the end of a sentence. The stop sign at the corner. The inhale and the exhale. These are purposeful stops intended to keep us safe, to stop us from running into something we could have avoided or to help us to slow down and catch our breath. Have you...
Do They Know

Do They Know

As I listened to songs on the radio during this past Christmas season, there were many lyrics that really had me thinking and captured my heart and mind. In one song, the question was raised, “Do they know it’s Christmas time at all?” And now that Christmas has passed...
‘Tis the Season

‘Tis the Season

Another year has gone by! I can’t believe that we are entering the Christmas season. This is a time that is loved by many, including myself. The lights, decorations, music, the smells of baking, the festivities and celebrations and so much more give so many reasons to...
Winter Wonderland Blessings

Winter Wonderland Blessings

I don’t like winter. And I know- technically it isn’t winter yet. But as soon as the first snowfall hits -it feels like, sounds like and looks like it is- so it might as well be! I used to say that there is nothing about the winter that I enjoyed. Nothing. Yet, as I...
If at all Up to You

If at all Up to You

I was shocked when I heard the news and I am still in shock. Three weeks ago, on Thanksgiving Sunday I received a phone call that has still left me in pain. My very good friend of 25 years had passed away. We had just spent time together two weeks ago. It was a lovely...