As often happens, today's post comes from lessons and experiences in my own life, and being a minister who performs weddings regularly, that means there's a lot of experience. But today's lesson isn't just from performing weddings, it's also from my own personal life....and watching my successes and failures, learning from my mistakes. But just … Continue reading What’s In A Marriage?
Right now it's still morning, for me. While many of you are already in the process of getting ready to go out to a romantic dinner, or special date with your significant other, in my house, I'm still waking up, and my husband is still asleep. Valentine's Day for us is not a big deal. … Continue reading Valentine’s Day
Today I need to honor someone. Someone I will never have the chance to meet, or to know. But I honor her because I know all I need to know about her, to know that she is my friend. Many years ago, I had a friend in high school. We weren't particularly close, but he … Continue reading Requiem for the Friend I Will Never Know
Today I want to dedicate my post to those who cannot be with their families and loved ones today. This post is for those working in medical facilities, emergency services, call centers, stores, military, etc. But this post is also dedicated to those who may have the day off, but can't be with their loved … Continue reading The Spirit of Christmas
So often we think we are paying attention to others, but in reality, are only paying attention to the thoughts we have in our head, or to whatever is the immediately "have to" for that moment, with minimal attention anywhere else. I have to share an experience that happened only this morning. So often, as … Continue reading Paying Attention
The last couple of days I've been feeling very retrospective, as I always am at this time of year. I'm certain most of us go through the same thing. Another year older, and what does it mean? Also, because the holiday season is here, the new year is coming, and so has the greed. It … Continue reading The Most Wonderful Gift