There’s something about snow

Yes, it’s March and I’m not really thrilled about yet another snow storm in the northeast, but in spite of all the grumbling, there’s just something about snow…… Perhaps it is: the childlike excitement we feel when we see the first flakes of winter or maybe it’s the purest white that falls from the heavensContinue reading “There’s something about snow”

Contemplation

Merriam-Webster defines contemplation as a state of mystical awareness of God’s being. I like that definition.  Is there really any other way to experience God other than through mystical awareness?  Voltaire said this, “In the beginning God created man in His own image, and man has been trying to repay the favor ever since.” WeContinue reading “Contemplation”

My ‘NOT’ New Year’s Resolutions!

Well, have you made them?   Have you broken them yet? Did you just decide that it’s hopeless and so you’re skipping this year? I really have not had very good luck with that exercise/lose weight goal that I set every year, so this year, I will set some goals that I will not do –Continue reading “My ‘NOT’ New Year’s Resolutions!”

Understanding my thoughts

This morning as I sat down for some quiet time, I was drawn to read one of my favorite Psalms, Psalm 139.  The lines of this beautiful poem bring me such great comfort and it seems as though each time I read it, a different sentence or phrase touches me in a new way.  TodayContinue reading “Understanding my thoughts”

Operating from your core

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 hereContinue reading “Operating from your core”

Lessons learned from a peony

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 atContinue reading “Lessons learned from a peony”