Still… A Different Type of Sacrifice

For the Christian population, it’s Lent, yet again.  Last year, Lent took on quite a different feeling for everyone, whether you are Christian or not.  We were all thrown into a life of sacrifice, and that sacrifice wasn’t necessarily something you chose to give up; it was more or less required.  Life for all of us changed due …

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How Is Your Faith?

The other afternoon, as I took a break from the normal chores, I decided to get some inspiration from Richard Rohr’s Daily Meditation.  Without a doubt, Richard’s words leave me with peace, or contemplation; either way, his words are good for the soul. This particular writing of his was titled:  Faith and Doubt Are Not Opposites.  There was …

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A Different Kind of Lent

Lent, for many of us Christians, is a time of giving up something that you can’t seem to go without, or a time to truly change one’s ways, maybe giving up negativity and focusing on the positive in life.  Maybe, if we can manage forty days of a positive change in our lives, we could …

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Create a Garden Worth the View ~

On a gloomy day, I needed some sunshine, or at least something to make me pause and smile. Perusing through some favorite quotes, I happened upon this beauty: “Take care of your garden, and keep out the weeds; fill it up with sunshine, kind words and kind deeds, ” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. This quote …

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