Joy for the journey

With an extraordinary, extremely productive, but run-of-the-mill weekend behind us, we welcome the start of a new work week. It is Monday morning in the heart of Red Carpet Country. We have a crisp, cool temperature of 46° outside. I have strong, rich, hot, dark coffee in my cup. Morning sounds are quickly swallowing up … Continue reading Joy for the journey

The promise is for all

Here I sit enjoying a few minutes of reflection on the patio following a brief afternoon nap. A gentle breeze is blowing from the south. Steady, but light, rain drums a peaceful cadence, with gutters singing along. Their song has never been heard before; it will never be heard again. Click here to watch the … Continue reading The promise is for all

What do you do when your heart is full and heavy at the same time?

As this week comes to an end, my heart is both full and heavy at the same time. It is full, because I am wonderfully blessed. Time spent earlier in the day with a house full of children, their spouses, and grandchildren playing together throughout the house, and with everyone enjoying for the umpteenth time … Continue reading What do you do when your heart is full and heavy at the same time?

Seeing the Sublime — Learning from Children

How many of life’s most important lessons do we learn from children? I really don’t know how to answer that question; but, I know it’s a lot. I mentioned previously that I hoped to share a story involving one of my children that helps tie this discussion about living the good life and seeing the … Continue reading Seeing the Sublime — Learning from Children