Here we are in the first week of March- another new beginning. Life, it seems, is an unbroken series of beginnings and endings! In fact, it is the fabric into which Time is woven. A breath begins- inhale. A breath ends- exhale. An hour begins, and minutes move around the clock face until the hourContinue reading “BEGINNINGS AND ENDINGS”


Here in the eastern U.S.A., January has been a brutal month. The final days are forecast to be the same, with deep cold, cutting winds and school- closing snow. These conditions lead to confinement for many. Those who must venture out often face the stress of first shoveling their way out from house to car,Continue reading “WOULD YOU RATHER…?”

Where is Your Silent Night Sanctuary?

The week before Christmas and quiet surrounds us as we anticipate the Holy Night to come. We are relaxed in our peaceful sanctuary. The gifts are all wrapped, and plans are all in order. The children calm, and not so much as a runny nose threatens to change our plans. No bills to pay, noContinue reading “Where is Your Silent Night Sanctuary?”

Think About These Things

“HE WHO MOVES A MOUNTAIN BEGINS BY CARRYING AWAY SMALL STONES FIRST” Confucius Please take a minute or two to look at the above photo of the stack of stones called a cairn. Imagine yourself sitting on the rocky shore, the breeze gently blowing around your face and arms. You are free of all theContinue reading “Think About These Things”