There is one day every February that is frolicsomely fabulous! It’s Pancake Day! Pancakes are an ancient form of food that is known by a multitude of names and consumed in as many variations and recipes as there are countries in this world and then some. The Greeks and Romans ate them sweetened with honey;... Continue Reading →
Charli Mills’ February 2, 2017 Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction challenge was to write a story about a rock in the road. I confess the story that I thought of immediately was told or written by someone ‘unknown’. While I was trying to find the original story, I stumbled over many articles and videos using the same or similar... Continue Reading →
I walk along the well-worn path Silently among the trees. Calmness settles in my heart As I listen to the branches Whisper in the breeze. There in the distance stands the doe - Stately, still, and head held high. A mother’s protective stance While her fawns linger in the brush nearby. The weathered tree trunk... Continue Reading →
“The majority of us lead quiet, unheralded lives as we pass through this world. There will most likely be no ticker-tape parades for us, no monuments created in our honor. But that does not lessen our possible impact, for there are scores of people waiting for someone just like us to come along; people who... Continue Reading →
Forgiveness is complex and this post from the heart revealed a thoughtful nugget about compassion and forgiveness. I hope you enjoy it.
Four days after my son was attacked and left in a coma in a hospital over a hundred miles away, we had a major water leak. It was our second trip home to bathe, change and comfort the rest of the family, and the leak was the last thing we needed. I had all but screamed down the phone to get help, desperate to get away, back on the road south. By the time there was a knock on the door, I was wound as tight as a spring.
The plumber was huge, a veritable giant of a man… a Rastafarian, who seemed to fill the entire doorway. He came in and set to work lifting floorboards. It would not be a quick job. I sat at the computer, trying to update everyone who was seeking news…and there were many. Messages, prayers and kindness were pouring in from all over…
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Forgiveness Nothing is as painful, As unforgiveness to the soul; A heart that’s torn asunder, With forgiveness becomes whole. A single kind word spoken Means more than countless words; The true words, “I forgive you,” Are all that need be heard. To a soul that has been wounded, Like a healing, cooling balm; Forgiveness soothes... Continue Reading →