This Rose of Sharon bush in my yard always amazes me. It began blooming a few weeks ago and it looks like this until September. It is filled with flowers, one after another! As I was gazing at it this morning, the word ‘abundance’ came to mind and with that, my thoughts turned to God! … Continue reading Abundance
I truly believe that it is so helpful to operate from a set of core beliefs. A few of mine are above. I do admit, that they may change depending on where I am in life or what I’m dealing with, but that’s ok. These are what I’m feeling like at this moment, and here … Continue reading Operating from your core
I have to admit that peonies are one of my favorite flowers! They are just so magnificent and majestic. It takes a while before they burst open in all of their elegance, but it is worth the wait. They hide their beauty inside a perfectly formed round bud and who could ever guess that at … Continue reading Lessons learned from a peony
I spent the afternoon yesterday with my Mom who is in a nursing home with dementia. Last week she took a turn for the worse and I don’t know how many days I will have left to be with her. It’s a little difficult to communicate with her because she can’t have a conversation anymore … Continue reading Find a Faith PLEASE!
Remember the Commandment ‘Keep Holy the Sabbath?’ Well, I think it is open to interpretation….. Many religious denominations define it by taking the time each week to attend a church service. Maybe that works for some, but I find that people think that they are obeying that Commandment by going to church for an hour, … Continue reading Sabbath
Boy, it’s really tough to not judge! Every day we see things, hear things and interact with others and naturally, we form opinions. Someone shares a story with us and our brains are constantly agreeing, disagreeing, doubting, wondering, and, let’s be honest, JUDGING! And yet, we are called not to judge….that is God’s job who can … Continue reading To Judge Or Not To Judge
The amazing thing is…..these flowers would have blossomed whether or not I snapped this photo. The beauty that we see in nature is there, whether we are present to look at it or not. It makes me wonder ‘why?’ There is no doubt that God gives us this loveliness for us to enjoy it. Who is … Continue reading Beauty