I Have A God-sized Dream

I Have A God-sized Dream

“I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.” …..I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where...
Celebrating Gratitude on Thanksgiving

Celebrating Gratitude on Thanksgiving

“Appreciation can make a day – even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary.” ~ Margaret Cousins The joy that an orca whale shows us as she leaps clear out of the water and then throws herself happily back into the sea...
Walking for Happiness

Walking for Happiness

“We’re walking. We’re walking.” We were walking through the Coliseum in Rome, Italy and a tour guide passed us, hand held high in the air, her tour peeps somewhere behind her, some slowing to gaze about them, some dawdling, some fully stopping...
Yellow Crocuses and Belief in Tomorrow

Yellow Crocuses and Belief in Tomorrow

I planted yellow crocuses today. The package says they will pop up in January or February. I have hopes that they will. I gave them everything I could to offer them a good start to their little yellow lives — bone meal, amendment, sweet words. Planting is a...
Looking Back to Be Here Now

Looking Back to Be Here Now

Give me a task, or let me think of one myself and I can make most anything happen. I love to backwards plan, finding a goal and then taking the necessary steps to reach the goal. I’m not afraid of failing because failing is just an opportunity to improve. I can...