Wandering into Wonder

I try to open my eyes and see with the searching eyes of a child, When I go strolling along the road, or even into the wild. Sometimes I return from my walk, refreshed but empty-handed. Other times the treasures appear, as if they were commanded. The real voyage of discovery consists not in seekingContinue reading “Wandering into Wonder”

Monday Mourning Dove

On Monday this week, I thought about a story a friend had told about his mother and a bird. “What bird is making all that racquet,”she asked. “A Mourning Dove,” my friend replied. afternoon!” But it’s afternoon,”his mom said. That led me to thinking about how many are”mourning” over the state of our world. TheContinue reading “Monday Mourning Dove”

Dare To Be Different-Stand Out

I thought about this as I looked at my photograph of the view this morning. No fog today, but fall is peaking around the corner of late summer and waving a “see me” flag. My mother always said that the fall made her sad because of what was coming. She meant the long stretch ofContinue reading “Dare To Be Different-Stand Out”

Connie’s Comments and Verse

What better way to start a day than with coffee and some inspirational reading. Maybe you start with your Bible, Or an author who lifts your spirits. Take time for that and some stillness, Before you check the obits. If you’re not listed as my friend said, Then rise and start your day, You’ll beContinue reading “Connie’s Comments and Verse”

From Waffling Wednesday to Thankful Thursday

There is no more miserable human being than one in whom nothing is habitual but indecision. William James On Wednesday, already at the center of the week, I was paralyzed with indecision. Nothing earth-shaking, but simple every day choices to make. Should I continue to ice my swollen sore ankle and hope it got better,Continue reading “From Waffling Wednesday to Thankful Thursday”