Now, More Than Ever

I wrote this as I thought about the incredibly negative news that tends to invade our homes each day. My hope and belief is, what gets presented is not how the majority of us think, feel or act.  It is important to realize this and keep the power of choice that we each have.  Continue reading “Now, More Than Ever”

YOU MAKE A DIFFERENCE

You make a difference By what you do and say. Speak truth and foster hope, Watch darkness fly away; Join in fear and hatred; Bring in a violent day.   Shun bad news and gossip; Hold to all that is right; Promote peace, hope and love; make the world strong and bright. Truly make aContinue reading “YOU MAKE A DIFFERENCE”

BEAUTIFUL THINGS

We see and hear so many things That violate and trouble our souls; It’s time for us to step away For refreshment that heals all our woes.     Stop to consider the beauty That surrounds and greets us each day: Smiling faces, music and love; Sights and sounds to cheer in every way.  Continue reading “BEAUTIFUL THINGS”

THE GREATEST WEALTH

The greatest wealth Cannot be bought or sold. It can’t be held in your hand Or added to a financial plan. It’s available to young and old.     The greatest wealth Is only acquired When we surrender to love; All the goodness that comes from above; As we are fed by llife’s inner fire.Continue reading “THE GREATEST WEALTH”

THINGS THAT INSPIRE

The soothing warmth of sunshine; Music that fills my soul; Interesting conversation That leaves me happy and full.   Caresses of affection, Tangibly and in word; One who carefully listens, So that I know I am heard.   Mysterious adventure; Unanswered questions tease; Call me to deeper places; Such things inspire me as these.

SWEET EXPRESSIONS

I remembered to send you flowers, With colors bright and bold; A touch of cheer and splendor, To express feelings untold.   Whispers and sweet expressions of life That call us deeper still, Until we know the secrets Hidden in heart, mind and will.   Such precious gifts of inspiration To kindle fresh desire; ToContinue reading “SWEET EXPRESSIONS”

EQUAL HONOR

I was talking to a friend who lives with her mother so that she can assist her. One of their regular outings is to the local senior center, where her mother, whom I will call Anne, is among peers and has the opportunity to visit. My friend was telling me that a number of people have startedContinue reading “EQUAL HONOR”