Love, humility and compassion

Christmas makes me nostalgic of simpler times, innocent times. Born and raised in a Christian home, I remember much of my childhood years spent at church, doing church "things" from Sunday school to services, to choir, to youth groups. It was like a second home and family. Then I grew up. I began to receive "advice" … Continue reading Love, humility and compassion

Same difference… Christmas reflection

Looking out my window across the valley as the mist lifts, as had happened many mornings since we moved into this house, today it held new meaning. Christmas morn and the house is shrouded in silence. The kids are still abed. Their curiosity and excitement of waking at the crack of dawn, eager to get … Continue reading Same difference… Christmas reflection

My little star – Hugh’s Charity Christmas Tree Topper Challenge.

Things will be different this Christmas, and my intention is to not judge how it unfolds nor what it will be. Yet much will be the same, like this star on our tree. We took turns placing the star on our Christmas tree each year.  My little star, who is no longer little, is finally … Continue reading My little star – Hugh’s Charity Christmas Tree Topper Challenge.