Go Color Your World With Hope!

2016 is like a white canvas before us! It’s a challenging year ahead for everyone.  There are tough decisions to be made as our country faces another presidential election and new threats to our safety and peace. There is debris from 2015 still to sort through and put right even as threat of more upheaval looms heavy on the…

10 CHOICES THAT WILL BRING YOU GREAT REGRET IN 2016

Originally posted on Mosvy:
There are 10 choices that will ultimately lead anyone to this phrase of regret, “IF ONLY” unless they do something about them. Here they are: 1. LIVING TO IMPRESS OTHERS. –When you spend too much time concentrating on people’s perception of you, or who everyone wants you to be, you eventually…

Should I Give?

When I see the beggar on the side of the street, should I give? Will they use my money unwisely?  Am I enabling them? Recently these questions were expressed to me by a woman who obviously had a heart of compassion for a family begging for help.  My encouragement to her was this: If your…

When Life Comes Apart At The Seams

My grandmother lovingly pieced this together before her eyesight left her unable to do the quilting.  She gave it to me to finish.  I had attempted small quilting projects but nothing of this size.  I started right away! Years of watching Little House On The Prairie flooded my mind with images of simpler times, evoked…

No Time To Garden

Arriving in a new town, starting a new job, and stepping up to a new pace of life reminds me of a new semester at school.  Brand new notebooks of clean pages to fill with all of my best efforts.  But just as the sharp new lead in the pencil wears down too soon while writing and requires…