Constructive Tuesday: Our “Choose”-Day

You and I are essentially infinite choice-makers. In every moment of our existence, we are in that field of all possibilities where we have access to an infinity of choices. ——Deepak Chopra I have set before you, life and death, blessing and cursing; therefore, choose life. ——–Deuteronomy 30:19 May your choices reflect your hopes, not…

Becoming Real

Note: Reflecting on my ups and downs of life, it was the voice of ego that was often the loudest, overtaking the song in my heart. I took many wrong turns, finding little nourishment following ego. All the while, my real worth was quietly humming, waiting to be heard. __________________________________ Ego and Worth: Not twin-things….

Wise and Wonderful

I hope that everyone has a role model they can emulate. Who is yours? I have Aunt Helen, ninety years young. She is faithful and fun, wise and wonderful. She lives in celebration of everything. Whatever life presents, she goes on with a bright outlook. She reads. She is smart. She sees the best in…

Refresh in Genesis: Light-Spirit-Self

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form, and void; and darkness was on the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. God said, “Let there be light”; and there was light. And God saw the light, that…

Footprints

You cannot see faith, but you can see the footprints of the faithful. We must leave behind “faithful footprints” for others to follow. — Dennis Anderson With so many paths to follow, Hither, thither or otherwise hollow, I’ll leave my song, my touch, a rhyme, Traces on the footprints of time. ——G. Hill Legacy is…

Frontward: What Lies Ahead

We graduated from yesterday. Leave it in the dust; shrug off what you must. Today is frontward, our commencement, and all things are possible. WOW! —–G. Hill Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us…

Kindness: Healing in Motion

Constant kindness can accomplish much. Courses in motion, as the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate. – Albert Schweitzer Kindness as Motion Routine turns into sunbeams In unexpected kindness Taking root, a bit of good. Sets a course of brotherhood. Forgetting self-intentions We are the interventions. An act of…

Bookends of the Day

Like bookends, friends help each other to stand upright, a counterweight when volumes of strife try to split us apart. —–G. Hill A simple prayer by Anne Lamotte: “Help, Thanks, Wow”. (Simplicity to bookend your book of life.) Angels in the dawn, Angels in the night, End to end wings To keep us upright. —–G….

Howl-Worthy

Rising in the northeast about 7:00 pm tonight will be the first full moon of 2022. It was dubbed the Wolf Moon by Native Americans and early colonists because this was the time of the year that wolves howled the most. Originally thought to be a cry of hunger, biologists now say it is more…

Handiwork

Little hands can fill a day, Hands to wipe, hands to play. Older hands that open wide Worn and steady, there to guide. Little hands have much to say. You I trust. Stay by my side. Hellos, goodbyes and all between Hands that shield the unforeseen. Hands that say hold me tight. Never let me…