Children delight in the plethora of tiny details all around them. They are born with a sense of wonder and the ability to enjoy little things.
I used to walk quickly and with a sense of purpose before I was a mother. I soon learned that even with my first child tucked and fastened into a stroller, a fast pace was almost impossible. Absolutely everything fascinates little people. Things that we consider mundane, drab and boring grab their attention.
Children love to peer closely at tiny objects. Perhaps it is because they are closer to the ground but they stop at every flower and... Read More
This time of year always brings to light the inner-emotions of every human being. For better or worse, angry or happy, blessed or starving, employed or not, living among the devastation of war or sitting underneath the comfortable blanket of peace, we all have something to be thankful for and look forward to the upcoming days of the holiday season.
It’s been a crazy year for many. The aggressive political election and its results left millions wondering what’s next for our beloved country. The images from overseas, mainly the events happening within the Middle East, makes us ponder what’s... Read More
The following is a true story of a four-year old child, in a coma, following a serious car accident.
Chandra was still not conscious when she began to speak to her parents in the ICU unit. She spoke as if in a dream, describing a big room with two doors where she sat waiting with several other people. She explained that she had to decide which door she wanted to walk through. A really nice man, dressed in white smiled at her and told her that she was completely free to walk through either door. One door would bring her back to her life on earth. If she liked, she could across... Read More
I was frantic..
Was I pregnant
A blanket of peace
Wrapped around me.
I heard words
In my heart;
"This is you call.
This is your vocation.
This is your witness to the world."
"People don't understand
I look foolish."
A whispered answer,
"You will be a witness to
Life and Joy."
Unexpected... Read More
Please do not think I don't care when I tell you I am letting go...by doing this I am offering you total respect. Does this seem confusing? Let me try to explain so you know my intention.
My sweet child, I will always stand with you and for you... letting you grow to be all that you can means I have to surrender trying to "fix" everything for you. Allowing you to make mistakes , so that you will learn from this who and what you value in life. Teaching through natural consequences; which I believe will make you stronger . You will face many obstacles in life, and as your Mother,... Read More
Most people have never heard of Agnes Sanford (1897-1982) but she has been and, in fact still is, a dear friend of mine. She was an interesting woman who was born to missionaries in China, married an American Anglican ( Episcopalian) and became mother to three children.
Agnes suffered postpartum depression.This minister's wife became suicidal when one of her children came close to dying. A tiny flame of hope was lit within her heart after her son was healed physically and she slowly began the process of her own emotional healing. "The Healing Light", Agnes' first book describes her... Read More
In the emptiness, knocks are measured with suspicion but as an unknown, he was embraced with love and affection. She, coroneted him as her own king and in the parades of sparkling dreams, they received the salutation of honor. In the corridors of their world, amazingly they returned the blessings of love, with equal intensity. They very cautiously treaded through the treacherous time; with absolute sincerity, they created a space for passion, to recreate from the ruins, a palace. With new found blessings of love, both, King and the Queen could muster all the available passion to revive the... Read More
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Barbara Mac, you is one very intelligent cookie. Just got your comment my friend. I have been stirring a few people lately, atheists/learned people included...people get upset even when you apologize. Okay girl. "Stupid human 'real hunter' variety, shot...
Could you please explain this to me, cause I just am not getting it? Hmmmm...Nice to see a post though, what ever happened to Rot In Hell? :)
Thank you carlwise, happy you enjoyed my article. :)