When my four girls were small, my Mother lived with us for a while. One time the kids were concerned about my Mom, their grandmother, dying. She told them a sweet story. She said, “I love being alive. It is like living in a two story house. There is a party on the first floor. … More HEAVENLY STORY

Being Thankful

I have an extremely close friend that is out of work despite her wonderful mind and work ethic. She is calling the day after tomorrow, which is Thanksgiving Day this year, Gratitude Day. To her, the term “Thanksgiving Day” has been so often used commercially and culturally with no direct reference to actually being thankful … More Being Thankful

Mustard Seed Faith

There is a piece ancient spiritual wisdom that is widely known. It says “If you have faith the size of a mustard seed you can move mountains”. I have recently realized that that saying puts the emphasis less on the size of my faith and more on the size of my Higher Power [hereafter HP]. … More Mustard Seed Faith

Uneasy Growth

I have often written about the trauma I suffered about ten days after I was born. I had a very serious bout with Whooping Cough. An adult had to be with me 24 hours a day for about 2 weeks. The medical wisdom of the times was if they picked me up it would make it … More Uneasy Growth