If you google search the meaning of mistletoe you will find tales that go from romantic to practical when it comes to this prickly greenery. Every Christmas season I think of mistletoe as a gift of love and bravery. When my mind wanders back to those days I was a single mother with five children,Continue reading “Mistletoe is for More Than Kissing”
Category Archives: Family
Give Respect to Loved Ones While they are HERE
When someone we have loved passes over the first thing we think of is the funeral. That old costly way that family, friends, loved ones, and not-so-loved ones show up to grieve their passing. For those of us who have had very close loved ones unexpectedly pass away it is a terrible last memory toContinue reading “Give Respect to Loved Ones While they are HERE”
Memorial Day is NOT Just a Three Day Weekend!
For many people in this country, the upcoming Memorial Day is about having a three-day weekend to bar-b-que, have friends over, go on a short vacation or just relax. Retail stores, outlets and places to purchase treasures are all having those notorious Memorial Day Sales events where we can buy things at 20% off orContinue reading “Memorial Day is NOT Just a Three Day Weekend!”
I Love You, Christina Marie
I’ll see you in the sunlight; feel you in gentle breezes. I will know you are present when thoughts come to me and objects seem to appear out of nowhere. I will hear your laugh in my head, and have sweet dreams of when you said, “I love you Mom”. None of these will replaceContinue reading “I Love You, Christina Marie”
Every Child Born is in Divine Timing
I was told, as the story goes, I was not expected to be here. I guess better words are my parents never thought they could have another child after my sister. I was supposed to be here though. Maybe I taught my parents about miracles? I’m not sure, it was their lesson. My lesson hasContinue reading “Every Child Born is in Divine Timing”
Some things in life seem so little but mean so much. Even with all of the junk that goes on in our world today, the true human heart always rises above it all when love abounds. Whatever you do, don’t take anything in this life for granted, especially when it comes to those closest toContinue reading “The Gifts”
Are You Privately Living With Regrets?
Every time this year, when a new year is approaching, we tend to think about resolutions. Either we want to lose weight, make more money, spend less, or travel more. It can be just about anything. Sometimes they are the very same resolutions we made last year only to find we fell very short ofContinue reading “Are You Privately Living With Regrets?”
Have You Thought About Legacy?
Over the last few months I have been engrossed in looking at my family lineage. I have never gone as far with it as I have recently. Oh, the amazing things I have discovered! I’m not going to bore you with my family background and details but what I want to do is spark yourContinue reading “Have You Thought About Legacy?”
Re-evaluating The Hard Things: Talking About Shame
When you were growing up, have you ever heard someone say to a child, “You should be ashamed of yourself!” This usually came after some perceived error in judgment or just plain bad behavior. I wonder if any parent ever stopped to think about those words and what they might mean when someone becomes anContinue reading “Re-evaluating The Hard Things: Talking About Shame”
Addictions: The Lying Trap
Remember that old saying back as a child, “Liar, liar, pants on fire?” Sometimes I wondered what our pants had to do with the lying part. I know its a very strange thing to meditate upon but I did that today. This is what came to me. When someone’s pants are on fire it isContinue reading “Addictions: The Lying Trap”
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