My Heart is Not in Stuff

A few years ago, a daily writing prompt asked writers if they could only take five objects from a burning house, what would be the most difficult things for them to leave behind? Well really, the only objects I consider to be important are photos of family, my computer, passport and ID, a Bible and…… Continue reading My Heart is Not in Stuff

WORTH REVISITING: Stop. Look. Listen. Give Thanks.

the sky alone is an extravagant present There is much to be grateful for if we will simply stop for a moment and really see the details which surround us every day. Children delight in the plethora of tiny details all around them. They are born with a sense of wonder and the ability to…… Continue reading WORTH REVISITING: Stop. Look. Listen. Give Thanks.

3-2-1 Link Up Party: JOY

 3 Things I Am Thankful For woodstoves- for the bone warmth of wood heat to chase a way cold, damp fall mornings time to write. After mothering for 33 years, my youngest started university. Discovering Catholic Art that feeds my soul 2 Things I Do Right Before Bed Every Night read soak in the Presence…… Continue reading 3-2-1 Link Up Party: JOY

7 Quick Takes Friday

 My prayers are with Jen- sounds frightening. May the Lord  fill her room with angels and the  beautiful scent of heaven and surround her in a cloud of peace and gentle joy as she rests. I too received an E-reader from one of my daughters for Christmas. I never thought I could ever read on…… Continue reading 7 Quick Takes Friday

Want To Be Happy?: Take off your dung coloured glasses!

I received free cognitive therapy because I was surrounded by a crew of little people who greeted each morning with wonder and awe. The fleeting dream that eludes many of us is happiness. We are running around, miserable in our insular little worlds, only catching glimpses of the world around us through dung coloured glasses.The solution…… Continue reading Want To Be Happy?: Take off your dung coloured glasses!