The aches and pains of the change in seasons – the pull of the earth

“Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.” -George Eliot I don’t know if you notice this?  As the seasons change, as I get older, every ache that I experienced at some incident or other, during my lifeContinue reading “The aches and pains of the change in seasons – the pull of the earth”

Wisdom from my grandma

One of the wisest people I have known was my grandma. She did not graduate from high school. Her wisdom came from her daily reading of God’s word and her acute application of common sense. Grandma would say, “Wash your foot before you get in the dance.” This has nothing to do with dancing atContinue reading “Wisdom from my grandma”

Weekend Inspiration

“If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly our whole life would change.” – Buddha “In Canada, anything that’s not in the city is referred to as a cottage. Or a log cabin” -Dolores O’Riordan “If we seek solitary retreat, you will be more often refreshed.”― Lailah Gifty Akita “I always give 100% atContinue reading “Weekend Inspiration”

How does one know that one is in the right place at the right time?

“I prayed about it consistently – that God would direct me in the right path and that, when it would happen, I would know that I’m in the right place.” -Ayesha Curry Ever had the feeling that you were in the right place, at the right time, doing what you were meant to be doing?Continue reading “How does one know that one is in the right place at the right time?”

Evening to Morning Inspiration

A few quotes to light your evening journey, or to start your day, wherever you are. “Butterflies are nature’s angels.They remind us what a gift it is to be alive.”-Robyn Nola “Do What You Can With All You Have, Wherever You Are.” – Theodore Roosevelt “We must be willing to let go of the lifeContinue reading “Evening to Morning Inspiration”

Is there something you really want to do in your life?

Is there something you really want to do in your life? A goal that you want to reach? That book you want to read, write, complete? The trip to a far off land. The dream to work in a new way so you can have more time for the things you and your family love?Continue reading “Is there something you really want to do in your life?”

Can I pour you a cup of coffee?

Coffee, Coffee, Coffee. I like coffee. It is on my mind to write about the dark elixir of the Coffea arabica and Coffea canephora seeds. Coffee machines are lovely and all. However, when I am desperate, I put the filter in the drip container, slap it on my mug, boil water, pour, and hope forContinue reading “Can I pour you a cup of coffee?”

Twittering Tales #154 – 17 September 2019

The sea chest They endured the long voyage amid tumultuous waves. An entire family’s treasure carefully packed and kept dry inside. Now, re-purposed, a fitting footstool at the bottom of the stairs, for the now four generations that call this house home inthe land of the free. __________ Word count: 274 In response to; TwitteringContinue reading “Twittering Tales #154 – 17 September 2019”

Never underestimate the power of what little you have to give

Giving has many facets. Giving and receiving is more than a nice gesture. It is a promise. A promise given by God in his word. Basically, if you give you will receive — abundantly. “Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be pouredContinue reading “Never underestimate the power of what little you have to give”