Author Archives: Kathy Ruff

About Kathy Ruff

Kathy Ruff is a seasoned, freelance business and inspirational writer and author of the Sharing Peace on the Path blog.

Can you imagine?

This scene spoke to me. Can you imagine… …a world where everyone shared the bounty available to us all? …accepting others as they are, even if they don’t look or sound like us? Does it resonate with you?

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Raise Your Self…Forgive Yourself

Awakened by Abby scratching on the bed, my frustration grew when Tom bent over to try to entice her to jump up and he took all the covers with him.  I pulled the covers strongly back over me and hoped … Continue reading

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Enjoy the gift of spring

     The snow’s melted, mud’s (relatively) dried, temps are warm (45 degrees this morning!) and daylight comes earlier…all factors that led me to come out from hibernation and go for my first bike ride in spring 2021. I only … Continue reading

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Sign, sign, everywhere a sign…

“Signs,” an iconic song released in 1970 by The Five Man Electrical Band, highlighted some of the hypocrisies and intrusions signs may put on both our landscapes and perceptions. Like so many other things, signs with words can convey a … Continue reading

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Wouldn’t it be nice?

Wouldn’t it be nice if… …we could enjoy what brings a smile to our hearts everyday? …we could hear what others really mean between the words of what they actually say? …we accepted others (especially our significant others) for who … Continue reading

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What makes you purr?

What makes you purr? It’s easy to know when Ms. Abby (my pet cat) is happy.  She purrs consistently and loudly.  When you pet her, you can feel the vibration of her contentment through her purring. This winter picture of … Continue reading

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Excitement’s Building

Spring’s right around the corner…I have to be patient. Excitement’s building as I look into buying a new kayak at the Lehighton Outdoor Center.  Once the lake thaws, my morning outing with the new kayak will bring me a sense … Continue reading

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It’s all perfect

    Mid-February always seems to be ‘cabin fever’ time for people in northeastern Pennsylvania. It’s the perfect time for skiers and those who snow shoe, but for others, dealing with being indoors, shoveling and enduring the cold become drudgery. … Continue reading

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Home is Where the Heart Is

      What do you consider home? Abby’s background as a stray with no home seems to make her appreciative and happy to have a full belly and be comfortable, safe and loved. Is home a place or a state … Continue reading

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Accepting Certainty of Uncertainty

     The 1960’s TV sitcom Gilligan’s Island popped into my head today as I’m reading an article in the Jan/Feb edition of The Holy Encounter, a bi-monthly publication put out by the Miracle Distribution Center. The fictional crew and passengers … Continue reading

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