Live the questions


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


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..


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

What are the lessons in YOUR life?


Dear Friends, The squirrels will not give up! It would be comical if it wasn’t so annoying! And distracting! I’m supposed to be working at the computer, but instead I’m watching their antics. We are new to the world of birds and bird feeders,…

November 5, 2016

Can I let go with the same grace as the leaves of fall?


Dear Friends, Here in Connecticut, Fall is welcomed with pumpkins on the porch and warm apple cider on the stove. These rituals help us say goodbye to the warm pleasures of Summer. The wind blows new beginnings into my heart, a leftover from back-to-school…

October 5, 2016

What do we see in the reflections?


Return to the Lake Oh, its been too long. Too long since I’ve sat here and received your wisdom. The September sky changed everything, and I remembered. Without you, without the created world that surrounds me when I sit with you…I lose touch. I…

September 6, 2016

See yourself through others eyes


Dear Friends, July’s gifts were many…warm summer nights, freedom found through vacations and long weekends, and heat that forced us to slow down. I hope you found some pleasure in your July this year. I chose to make the most of my flexible calendar,…

August 2, 2016

Calling upon prayer…


Dear Friends, I was all set to write about the ups and downs of writing and publishing a book. Or, the gift of a quiet moment and its role in leading me to a place of peace. I’ve also been thinking about summer life…

July 1, 2016

Staying present to disappointment


Dear Friends, I’ve been thinking about “disappointment.” Do you know disappointment? Do you know the “downer” feeling when things don’t go your way and, as a grown up, you’re supposed to accept, adjust and “move on?” Disappointment feels like a dark cloud between me…

June 5, 2016