September Sorting – keep this, toss that, create me

Glimmers

Dear Friends, Spider arrived today. I shouldn’t be surprised, she makes a home both inside and outside of our little lake house. It’s a spider-friendly environment. But when she walked into my life this time, I was cleaning a kitchen drawer…I was in a…

September 5, 2017

Life’s a journey, not a destination

Glimmers

  Dear Friends, When I woke up the second time, the sun was streaming through the window. “There is no doubt it’s morning.” The birds started singing even earlier, my first wake-up call, to announce the brand new day. These days, many hours are…

August 1, 2017

Love given, love received…a gift for us all….

Glimmers

Dear Friends, Love given, love received…a gift for us all. Weddings reveal this precious exchange, a treasure found between human beings. Weddings, of all shapes and sizes, invite our hearts into their reality of hope, promise and joy. And we respond, don’t we? Our…

July 1, 2017

Can you read the signs?

Glimmers

Dear Friends, The morning light shimmers on the lake. The dawn chorus greets the new day, sometimes before I’m ready to join them. Colors have erupted everywhere. Spring rain and Eastern wind have birthed new life right before my eyes. When I return to…

June 1, 2017

Stories from the past shape our view of the present

Glimmers

Dear Friends, Many years ago, during a season of reading science fiction, I entered the world of Ray Bradbury’s “All Summer in a Day.” It was the story about children on the planet, Venus, where “it had been raining for seven years; thousands upon…

May 14, 2017

The holiness of Springtime

Glimmers

    Dear Friends, You have been in my heart this April, as this Glimmer simmered through the weeks of Lent, Passover and Easter. This time was a kind of a “spiritual crossroads” where the mists part and that which is holy peeks through.…

April 1, 2017

Live the questions

Glimmers

Dear Friends, You have been on my mind and in my heart as February turns to March, as snow turns to sunshine and then back again. I wonder how you are managing the strife that surrounds us all, regardless of which side of the…

March 1, 2017

Winter’s darkness is not without light

Glimmers

Dear Friends, As each winter day holds more light, I’ve noticed glimmers of hope within the snow and ice…and in my writing room, as well. I lit three candles last night, each a happy memory of a gift received. As I sat in the…

February 1, 2017

Christmas love lingers, from our house to yours..

Glimmers

Dear Friends, I have been thinking about you and praying for you, since the calendar turned and we entered 2017. Oh my goodness, here we are. A new year…time to reflect, however briefly, on our life, relationships, disappointments and joys. I pray you are…

January 24, 2017