Category Archives: Simplicity

Life Lesson-It Is What It Is

 Life Lesson     It doesn’t matter what you think about it or what you call it, it is what it is.

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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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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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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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A Divine Role

My mother, though 86 years of age, still plays her divine role to teach her children. My mother’s memory and recollection is not what it used to be.  I reminded her of my sister’s birthday on the 6th but she … Continue reading

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Happy New Day!

Today many people start with high hopes, resolutions and goals.  We look forward to a future we want to create – with less weight, more patience, more exercise, less procrastination.  We believe the list of fewer “bad” and more “good” … Continue reading

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The Simple Joys

Christmas Day 2020 brings cheer to those with ‘kids.’  Though I have no children, I received extreme joy from watching Abby play with her new toy. Slobbering on the floor, Abby rolled back and forth ecstatic with her toy, making … Continue reading

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Be like a turtle

This year the canal seemed to have a lot more turtles than I’ve seen over the past three years. The other day, this duo was sunning themselves on a log, probably warming themselves after the close-to-freezing temps the night before. … Continue reading

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