silent night, holy night

silent night, holy night

Adrianna closed her tired eyes. “Silent night, holy night, all is calm, all is bright.” The carol whished around her. By the end of the second verse the beauty of the music settled on her weary shoulders. “Silent night, holy night, Son of God, love’s pure light.”...
squawking or melodious to your ear?

squawking or melodious to your ear?

Today I woke up and dressed to the accompaniment of an unknown bird’s “song.” It was not the happy or beautiful melody of a song bird. It was the repetitive one-note squawk of a bird who we might say is annoying. A noise that gets on your nerves after a while.  ...
fill that need – create!

fill that need – create!

  I was just thinking about this need inside me. Busy days are overfilled with demands of family and work and all the things that scream to be done. These everyday realities attempt to squelch this need. Yet it quietly ferments until it is ready to explode. So I...
do you feel spring in the air?

do you feel spring in the air?

Spring is in the air! Can you feel it?
It’s enough to inspire one to wax poetic!
“Spring is here.
The grass is riz.
I wonder where the birdies is.”
Did you see that robin? Do you hear that birdsong?
Put on your dancing shoes. Make way for the music.

winter blues in the red heart month

winter blues in the red heart month

 I was just thinking about climbing under a cozy afghan and waiting for winter to melt into spring…  Are you feeling down in the dumps and you just can’t muster the energy to climb out? Do you have an overwhelming urge to hibernate? Are you unusually tired even though...
a new year. a new adventure.

a new year. a new adventure.

A new adventure has begun! Why don’t we give it a broad general name for now… how about “2021?” Let’s look down the road to see what’s ahead….. Hmm, mine is shrouded in fog…nope, it’s snow. I can’t see much at all! How about you? I’m feeling a little...