It would be tough to write about anything other than 9-11. While it is always in our hearts and minds, it is especially hard during this period. Some events that happen in our lives take years to remember details because we are so traumatized. Or, in this case, Terrorized. Or … [Read more...] about if he be for us
What will we do Today? I woke up this morning thinking about Harold. I opened my laptop, and Facebook reminded me that I shared this story, Good People are Good People, no matter where they are, one year ago. A couple of weeks ago, we had Andy’s oldest son’s twin son and daughter for … [Read more...] about What Will We Do Today?
The Highway is calling. The pull of the Highway is so great I think of just getting in a car and driving, not knowing which direction I will take. The draw is the beauty of the road. It does not take much of a drive to get to the country, even in Manhattan. One of the most … [Read more...] about The Highway is Calling
Prayer - The Power of Prayer - I have always believed in the power of prayer. I also know my will is not God’s. But there is one story that, for me, conveys the power of prayer. I searched (once again) for this story that Andy and I saw on TV many years ago. I have told it … [Read more...] about The Power of Prayer
A Less Complicated Life – Yes, I read the obituaries. Enter that sentence in a google search and see what comes up. There is a link to "Want to have the last word?" I love it. Interesting to see the number of people searching for a fulfilling life, happiness vs. fulfillment, and … [Read more...] about A Less Complicated Life. Yes, I Read The Obituaries
When I was a child, I would listen intently to Sunday sermons. I knew who would take all day to get to the point and who would be entertaining. I remember the feeling of wanting to crawl on the floor; some sermons were so boring. I was always happy when one minister, Brother Sam Zonker, … [Read more...] about The Love of a Mother
Life is what you make of it. All you need is a Heart, a little bit of Courage, a few Brains, the ability to Dream, and the Motivation to make your Dreams Happen. Sounds like the Wizard of Oz? That is what I thought. But, I sat back one day and thought, what does it … [Read more...] about Life is What You Make of It
Last fall, I met a young man who quite obviously had great wisdom and what I call discernment. I asked him how he came to see life so clearly. I think my question took him by surprise; I looked into his eyes and could see such a fine young man. He answered with 9 or 10 words … [Read more...] about The Prayers of a Child
Little Annie B grew up feeling more like Pippy, aka Pippilotta Delicatessa Windowshade Mackrelmint Ephraim's Daughter Longstocking! Annie B has dark brown hair that touches her shoulders and is always a mess. Her clothes never match, her socks never go to her knee, and her shoes are … [Read more...] about Little Annie B & The Black Velvet Dress
Peace, Love and Understanding I watched The Secret – Dare to Dream last night. It was a good story. I read "The Secret" when it came out mostly out of curiosity and because I read a lot of Dale Carnegie, Norman Vincent Peale, Napolean Hill, Robert Schuller, and every Sales Guru … [Read more...] about What’s so funny bout Peace, Love & Understanding?