But this Spring, there’s a different visitor. Well … not different in that I have an exotic bird day-tripping at my bird pool. She’s just an ordinary Robin.
Mom and Mary
I'm back! I've taken a little over a year off from writing ... well from my blog, anyway. I've been busy with clients which is a blessing, but have put myself on the back burner for too long. So I've purposefully scheduled time each week to get back to my first love, writing! This story has... Continue Reading →
A Remedy for Pride
7 Deadly Sins series - #2 I associate Pride with all those ‘other people’ who are openly arrogant, self-indulged, smug. I don’t consider myself akin to those endlessly striving for stardom, recognition, glory. But I now know I’m wrong. We can conveniently see Pride in others but rarely recognize it in ourselves. Of the seven deadly... Continue Reading →
Yom Yahveh – Day of Perfect Being
Yom Yahveh. I learned this Jewish phrase has two meanings: Day of the Lord or Day of Perfect Being. In our modern world, most of us understand Sunday as the Lord’s Day. But I became intrigued by the second meaning Day of Perfect Being.
I Like to Schedule My Procrastination
I'm a scheduled procrastinator.I'm a champion of strategic procrastination.
Mary, holding her hand
I sit on the bed taking her hand in mine. It’s warm, soft, and familiar.
No Ordinary People
Five men engaging in pleasant conversation seated around a large mahogany dining table. Lighting is dimmed. Background piano music plays quietly on Alexa. Mary delivers a slice of luscious blueberry pie to each guest, then takes a seat at the head of the table.
I admit I love my new kitchen. I’ve waited more than 20 years for this overhaul. It’s stylish and beautiful and wonderfully distinctive. I’m all about the custom designed, one-of-a-kind, never repeatable, work of art, mine-all-mine countertops. Those counters perfectly compliment the gorgeous copper sink, Tuscan-style wall and backsplash tile, new window, lighting and my... Continue Reading →
Will He Call Me Dad?
She did it! I’m not sure how, but I prayed my head off. He’s here! He’s beautiful! He’s radiant.
4 Easy Steps to Get Those Pesky Voices Out of Your Head
A childhood memory of my family gathered reciting nightly prayers emerges as I lock my car and hurry along the brightly lit walkway. I bend to enter the secret code into the keypad unlocking the door to the church. The Adoration Chapel is … cozy. I don’t feel the warmth of the room as much... Continue Reading →