Happy New Year – Don’t Look Back

I can hardly believe 2016 is almost over!  Like most years, we have some regrets and some events we are more pleased to recall.  When looking at writing resolutions, concentrate on the future, not the past.  We can choose to move forward or get bogged down in the mistakes of the past.  Move forward with…

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Tell Me Something Good Monday – Pause and Enjoy the Quiet Moments

Christmas was wonderfuI!  I enjoyed spending time with my family at home, church, work and social groups.  We had a nice Christmas surprise, when my brother-in-law visited unexpectedly.  There was plenty of food and fun.  I will most likely be dieting all year to lose my holiday weight.  What a blessing it is to have…

Christmas Eve Blessings

This morning I awoke to the sounds of my husbands dressing for work.  I can hardly believe that today is Christmas Eve.  This morning the preparations begin.  Cleaning house and baking. The scents are already dancing in my head.  My children, parents and grandson will be here tomorrow, which warms my heart.  However, tonight is…

Daily Prompt: Discover

When I think back over the last two months, it seemed to fly by in seconds.  We were greeting children dressed up for Halloween with candy, and I turned around to find Christmas was already here.  Caught up in the day to day rat race, I missed much of the joy of the holiday season….

Use Your Gifts to Change the World Wednesday – Make Time for the Ones You Love

Good morning!  Everyone is super busy with Christmas only a few days away.  Last minute shopping, gatherings, Christmas parties, work, and the list goes on and on.  This week I have been thinking of those I know and those I don’t know personally who are at home or in a nursing home without family to…