20 Lessons We Learned in 2020

Image by Thanks for your Like • donations welcome from Pixabay Washing your hands thoroughly means singing Happy Birthday twice.People are weird and toilet paper is a commodity.Who the introverts and extroverts areHow to work, learn, and celebrate via Zoom, and how to unmuteWe think we crave “normal” but we really desire the familiar comfort … Continue reading 20 Lessons We Learned in 2020

Living Under Hope’s Roof

The very least you can do in your life is figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under its roof. ― Barbara Kingsolver, Animal Dreams As Guy handed me the bouquet of tightly curled, … Continue reading Living Under Hope’s Roof

Giving Thanks in An Exceptional Year

I always prefer to focus on gratitude, yet I hadn’t been feeling it this Thanksgiving week. So I posed a question to our community via Facebook: In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I wonder if you would share what uniquely 2020-related things you are thankful for? In this exceptional year, I thought we might move beyond … Continue reading Giving Thanks in An Exceptional Year

Storm Reflections

Today it’s blustery and gray outside, and the forecasted rain is most certainly on its way. It’s chilly and the storm hasn’t yet hit. It will be colder and wetter soon. But not that long ago the sun radiated through the autumn-bedazzled green-yellow trees. The sky was a brilliant blue and even with a slight … Continue reading Storm Reflections