I find this poem called Slow Dance to be nourishment for my soul.
It helps me reset and focus my energies and set out once again on this magical journey called life so that I can appreciate the beauty and blessing that are given to me.
Instead of powering through my days and nights, this poem reminds me to get out of the fast lane and slow down and really and truly focus on the wonder around me.
Have you ever watched kids on a merry-go-round,
or listened to rain slapping the ground?
Ever followed a butterfly’s erratic… Read More
There’s a place where we all want to end up.
We know it by name but where is it? Where is Heaven?
I was thinking about Heaven yesterday while attending the wake of a man who was one of my father’s best friends.
This man was a good man, worked hard, had a wonderful wife and children and tried to do his best for others. I’m sure he is in Heaven, wherever that is.
I’m also sure that other people that I knew and loved are in Heaven: my husband, all of my grandparents, my aunt and uncles and some… Read More
It’s Christmas Eve! Can you believe it?
In some ways, I think Christmas Eve is more magical than Christmas Day.
Maybe it’s the anticipation. . .
Here are a few pictures showing the wonder of Christmas that I find comforting.
I hope they bring comfort and joy to you too!
Christmas Candles Courtesy of sphotos-a.ak.fbcdn.net
Christmas Gates Courtesy of vintagerosegarden.tumblr.com
Christmas Village Courtesy of dreamingofawhitechristmas.tumblr.com
Christmas Sled Courtesy of ullamaijahanninen.net
Christmas Walk Courtesy of crushculdesac.tumblr.com
Christmas Bucket Courtesy of robomargo.com
Christmas Bow Courtesy of tumblr.com… Read More
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