Category Archives: Musings on Life

Serendipity Wrapped in Gratitude

The universe is always sending us little messages causing serendipities, reminding us to stop, to believe in something more and to be grateful. – Anonymous Early this morning when it was still dark, I woke up feeling anxious about the … Continue reading

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Overwhelmed by Angels

Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it.   – Hebrews 13:2 It had been a glorious week in Nebraska filled with cherished memories. I had returned to … Continue reading

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The Gift of Advent

One of the essential paradoxes of Advent: that while we wait for God, we are with God all along, that while we need to be reassured of God’s arrival, or the arrival of our homecoming, we are already at home. … Continue reading

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Music: Language of the Spirit

Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.    – Kahlil Gibran For many years, I lived in New York City, where every day there were numerous opportunities to hear fabulous music. … Continue reading

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The Gift of Sight

Vision… is not the simple thing it is imagined to be… In particular, vision helps us to know what we are like. Because we cannot see what we do not understand or use or identify with, we see very little … Continue reading

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Changing Our View

I’ve learned that things change, people change, and it doesn’t mean you forget the past or try to cover it up. It simply means you move on and treasure the memories. – Unknown author For better or worse, change is … Continue reading

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2015 – A Time to Ponder Life

Another new year! An opportunity for a fresh start! A time to review the past year including our dreams and hopes, the times that were disappointing, the experiences that were satisfying or meaningful. It’s definitely a chance to ponder our … Continue reading

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My New Home Town

Give life and hope into your family, village, community, country, continent and the world at large.  – Israelmore Avivor The last months as I was able to get out more, I realized I was falling in love again with my … Continue reading

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A New Adventure

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open. — Nehru During the last days … Continue reading

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Precious Memories

Precious memories, how they linger, How they ever flood my soul In the stillness of the midnight, Precious, sacred scenes unfold. — as sung by Willie Nelson Recently my friend Alice Deakins gave me the inspirational book The Memory Chalet written by … Continue reading

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