Making Peace

On page 23 of the Aug/Sept 2015 issue of Weavings Catherine Cavanagh quotes Thich Nhat Hanh: “Our capacity to make peace with another person and with the world depends very much on our capacity to make peace with ourselves.  If we are at war with our parents, our family, our society, or our church, there is probably…

Unpacking Bits of Me

Do you know this feeling?… You have arrived at your destination and have begun to unpack when “AAAAgh!” you realize you left some important things behind! We probably all recognize that moment when we have to suddenly decide if we can work around not having those items we left behind…or must we invest in new…

A New Year

This morning Facebook reminded me of my blog post from a year ago today.  I was on my way to Texas to start a new chapter in life. This blog was going to blossom and thrive as each new day in a new life unfolded. And then it didn’t. I got homesick and depressed. Countless…

The Versatile Blogger Award

Heartfelt thanks and appreciation to Aishwariya for this nomination!  I am grateful to her and all those who take time from their day to read what I write.  It warms my heart and certainly motivates me to improve! I was finishing a long week at work and preparing to fly back to Virginia to spend much needed time with…

Steady On

Love this post I found on facebook shared by Broken Believers. Photo credit: facebook.com/jesusisalifestyle One step at a time…sometimes shaky steps. We sang a song (from the first chapter of the book of Joshua) at a church I attended many years ago that pops into my head at some critical moments… “Be strong and courageous do…

Hurray!

I haven’t been counting.  I’ve just been pressing on, putting one foot in front of the other along this crazy journey from Virginia to Texas!  If you read my post Road Blocks then you realize what a delight this is to me! I hope to get better and better at posting things you want to read and…

1st Cuppa Mornin’ Joe On The Road

Morning Joe on MSNBC  provides my background noise while I’m waking up in this simple, yet comfortable, motel this morning.  When I arrived in town last evening, inticed by pillow-top advertising at a familiar hotel, I chose being able to afford dinner (compliments of Food Lion) over amenities.  I had daydreamed of walking off the…