Christmas Is Coming!

Two weeks from today we will celebrate this holy day of Christmas, when Jesus Christ was born. In the midst of busy days buying gifts, may we look for the signs of Christmas. These may be found in the eyes of a stranger, hope on the faces of a family who has lost...

MERRY

As these first days of December have arrived, there is a feeling of joy in the air. Christmas carols are being played, shopping is underway and many activities fill our calendars, to name a few. All are in preparation for the most beautiful birthday celebration on...

Our Earthly Destinations

Happy Monday! I want to share an experience which has turned into a bit of my own philosophy. The day after Thanksgiving this year, some of my family and I took a beach walk together along the shores of San Clemente, California. As I looked out at the familiar pier...

Grace

I have always believed Thanksgiving Day has a feeling all it’s own. Whether it is the way the sun filters through the trees, the smell of the turkey cooking, sounds of the sweet voices of my family coming through the door, or watching the Macy’s...

Win or Lose

Over the weekend I attended my granddaughter’s last soccer game of the season. As I sat on the sidelines cheering for her and her teammates, I saw late in the game it was not in their favor to win.  At that moment I realized something very important. Losing is...

The Other Side Of The Fence

Through time we have used the phrase, “the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence,” and these words paint a mental picture to be grateful for what we have. The more life experiences I have encountered, I have come to realize that perhaps...