“It’s a blessing to celebrate a birthday.” I still celebrate every year. I also remember that many people did not reach my age and I am indeed blessed with another year on this earth. Many of the people who live around me consider their lives a burden, but I continue to affinm “It’s a blessingContinue reading “The Friday Affirmation”
Category Archives: Celebrations
Life is a Celebration
“Life is a celebration. Consider everything that makes you happy as a gift from God and say, ‘Thank you.”― Francis Lucille, The Perfume of Silence
It’s Our Blogiversary!
WordPress just notified me that we have been with them for 10 years now. Come on kids, let’s celebrate!
We live in a time of great darkness. We may feel driven to fight against the darkness. If this is your path I would like to give a word of caution that is can be difficult to fight without becoming what we are fighting. This is the time I believe we are being calledContinue reading “Shine!”
Older Americans Month and Espirational Happenings
“Old age is not a disease – it is strength and survivorship, triumph over all kinds of vicissitudes and disappointments, trials and illnesses. “ — Maggie Kuhn —American activist known for founding the Gray Panthers movement after forced retirement at 65, One of the most forgotten groups in our society is people “of a certain age”, “the elderly”,Continue reading “Older Americans Month and Espirational Happenings”
Is There More to Easter?
This is the Easter message I gave last year on Facebook Live. Don’t worry it is brief — just over 5 minutes. I hope you will take time to watch.
Today is my birthday. Yay! From time to time I like to put the word “birthday” in my reader and go say “Happy Birthday” to people celebrating (or not celebrating) birthdays on that particular day. It is not unusual for me to find people who are sad, angry or fearful about the day. Some goContinue reading “Happy Birthday!”
Fun and Easy Ways to Shine Your Light on the Shortest Day of the Year
Have you ever wondered about the difference between an equinox and a solstice? According to the National Weather Service an equinox is one of the “two times of the year when the Earth’s axis is tilted neither toward nor away from the sun, resulting in a “nearly” equal amount of daylight and darkness at all latitudes.”Continue reading “Fun and Easy Ways to Shine Your Light on the Shortest Day of the Year”
Random Acts of Christmas
One thing I like to do at the holidays is give a small (very small) token gift to people at random. One year I hung handmade angel ornaments anonymously on neighbor’s door knobs. Other years I have given candy canes or tea bags from a display on our door (we spent a lot of yearsContinue reading “Random Acts of Christmas”
Fun and Easy Ways to Shine Your Light: Be an Angel
Our word angel comes from the Greek ἄγγελος. It means messenger. I will always think of this with a smile remembering a fellow seminary student in Greek class who happened to be named Angel beaming and exchanging laughter with the professor about the appropriateness of his name. I do believe in God’s holy angels whoContinue reading “Fun and Easy Ways to Shine Your Light: Be an Angel”