Give me the Gift of Time

Recently, my brother-in-law and I shared our birthdays during the set up for my stepson and his fiancé’s wedding. Jason and Laura bought us a luscious chocolate cake, and everyone gathered around to sing “Happy birthday to you.” My husband, children, and family were so concerned that my birthday received its due in the midst of …

Searching for the Meaning of Life

My daughter's post really got me thinking about what is truly important. I think you will enjoy her honest reflections: Last night, I watched the Tree of Life. It fascinates me how a movie can have the ability to see into your soul. I’ve been thinking a lot about my future, lately, and what I want …

Holiday Magic: Precious Moments with Family

Yesterday, I noticed the enjoyment that radiated from faces as loved ones gathered for Thanksgiving Day. Candlelight flickered from dancing eyes and my heart filled with contentment. I wanted to freeze these moments so I could possess the magic forever. I even thought, I should run for the video camera. Yet, I couldn’t bear to miss one …