Monthly Archives: January 2015

Conflicted Lives

I have sometimes wondered what horrific anguish that must have been for Adam and Eve, to stand at the grave of their son and know that he died at his own brother’s hand. Continue reading

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Related by Choice

Do you know any “step” parents who love as if they are “real” parents? They are!! Continue reading

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Ordinary Heroes

It is not the rich and famous, the heralded and exalted that I admire; it is the ordinary people who bear up under the most hell-awful circumstances. Continue reading

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To Honor Those We Lose

Though none can know the pain
exactly as it feels to you,
they know keenly that you feel it
and the ache they share is true. Continue reading

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A Sharing of Grief

In the aftermath of our greatest tragedies, it is not explanation that is most needed; it is the expression of love in comfort and sharing. Continue reading

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Christmas Miracle-Part Two

A little labor and a lot of love… both the givers and the receivers end up being blessed. Continue reading

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Christmas Miracle-Part One

When a group of children are directed to think about what they will give for Christmas instead of what they want to get, something very wonderful happens. Continue reading

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Blessing in the Messing

Can you find the blessing in your mess? Sometimes, the very thing we don’t want is the best thing that could happen… Continue reading

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Winter Invocation

A cloudless dawning in winter brings hope, peace and serenity… if we take but a moment to focus on what is good, pure and lovely. Continue reading

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The Evil of Religion

Many blame the atrocities of terrorism on religion. Is it really religion or something else that is to blame? Something inside us? Continue reading

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