Attitude of Gratitude

Attitude of Gratitude

Did you ever feel like that–just an overflowing joy and gladness in the world as God made it? And the people God put into the world, the family and friends whom I have the privilege to love.  I’m filled with gratitude for the readers of Darcy, Flora, Ned–the friends I’ve never met. May your Thanksgiving […]

Celebrating Labor Day

A question–why is a day we don’t have to work called Labor Day? Shouldn’t it be called Non-Labor Day or Fun Day or Put Your Feet Up and Read a Book Day? This Labor Day will be different for many because of the new regulations. Not so different for me.  Each Labor Day, as an […]

The Lovely Gift of Listening

The Lovely Gift of Listening

Listening to someone, really listening and hearing what is said, can be the best gift you can give, and it doesn’t cost a dime, just a bit of your time. Recently, a friend suffered a traumatic event. She mentioned it in our conversation and I told her how sorry I was and how glad that […]

An Attitude of Gratitude

An Attitude of Gratitude

  That special holiday arrives in three days! Are you ready? Have you heard a rumor that a jolly turkey slides down chimneys bringing mince and pumpkin pies and Thanksgiving-themed books for all good and dedicated readers?  How about starting the tradition of giving the children in your life a book for Thanksgiving? Food for the stomach […]

Thank You and God Bless You

Thank You and God Bless You

How can I write about Memorial Day and the importance of honoring those valiant young people (yes, for the most part, they were young) who stood between their beloved homes and freedom? A simple thank you to these courageous men and women seems completely inadequate. If I knew nothing at all about freedom, if I […]

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