Thanksgiving and the Pandemic

Thanksgiving and the Pandemic. I know we have passed Thanksgiving here in Canada but living so close to the USA, we are reminded it will be Thanksgiving there shortly. It might seem ironic to even talk about thanksgiving during this time of pandemic. In fact, one...

Need Encouragement.

  (I am indebted for this unsolicited blog post by Nancy Kingdon, the founder and director of Writing Legacy,www.writinglegacy.com) Need Encouragement?          Want a Timely Read                Full of Unforgettable Quotes and Great Advice?   AUDIENCE:...

Forgiveness is a tough call!

It is hard to understand how anyone can forgive some atrocities, like the murder of a child, the killing of a family member by a drunk driver or even being swindled out of your life savings. We know these things happen, all too frequently. We also know that people...

From Suffering to Serenity

Suffering to Serenity! Children are so innocent. They are also so vulnerable and impressionable. Many of us had good childhoods, loved, accepted and set on the right tracks. Others, unfortunately, found themselves subjected to direct abuse in their growing-up years,...

The Faces of Others!

As I look into the faces of my fellow residents here at the Retirement Community, I think of the lives that have been lived. Lives of purpose. Lives with meaning. Lives filled with love. Of loves won and loves lost. The warmth of joy. The bitter cold of sadness....