Slowing Down the Pace

It is amazing just how quickly time passes!  We are always rushing from one thing to another – school, sports, church, chores, homework, time with friends, family obligations, scouting activities, various classes, and the list just goes on.  Chrytos said, “To survive we must begin to know sacredness.  The pace at which most of us […]

Perfection

Have you ever wondered what perfection looks like?  Look around you at all of your loved ones and you will know.  Perspective is everything!  ~Katherine

Seasons of Emotions

As the trees bud and the flowers bloom, I am reminded just how special each season is.  Every season provides us with different challenges while also presenting us with different gifts. With spring’s storms, rain comes to wash away the gloom of winter and brighten our lives with the lush beauty of the natural world.  […]

Ways to Show Your Love: Your Children

Loving our children comes naturally to us. But, we don’t always convey it to our little ones in ways that they feel it – at least not at the moment.  (It take years, and yes, even decades for children to equate your discipline with love.  Although, lack of discipline doesn’t make children feel loved either.)  […]

5 Ways to Show Your Love: Your Husband

When was the last time you did something special for someone just because you love them?  It is so easy for me to take my husband for granted.  His presence becomes just part of the scenery at home more often than I wish to admit.  I love my husband dearly and want him to know […]

Simple Pleasures of Winter

There are so many things that compete for our attention – work, finances, chores – that inevitably we lose sight of all the precious moments and wondrous beauty that fill our lives on a daily basis.  So, as I snuggle in to dream about plum fairies, I recall with great joy some of my favorite […]

Focus

Have you ever wondered what your life might have been like “if”? Ahh, there are so many “ifs” in life! I ponder about the “what ifs” from time-to-time.  Instead of pining over what could-have-been, I am now focusing on what is to come.  If we don’t take the time to determine what we want out […]

Thanksgiving

“Thanksgiving” Thank You for all my hands can hold- apples red and melons gold, yellow corn both ripe and sweet, peas and beans so good to eat! Thank You for all my eyes can see- lovely sunlight, field and tree, white cloud-boats in sea-deep sky, soaring bird and butterfly. Thank You for all my ears […]