The journey of life…

Several days ago as I was walking on a very rural road, I heard a door open…there were no houses around. As I continued along, I began to see red-tailed hawks, which I’ve always associated with my paternal grandmother, Maude. I returned home and noticed a male cardinal sitting in a tree near the entrance… Continue reading The journey of life…

loving the mystery

  Last Thursday, I drove by a house that almost took my breath away. I parked my car and walked down the old tree-lined street, from the house to downtown Burlington, imagining what it would be like to call this home. I’ve been looking at houses around the area for several years, but none have… Continue reading loving the mystery

The secret of Life: Love doesn’t need a reason to be expressed

There is a stretch of road, between Greenwich and Battenville, NY (on Rt. 29) that has been under construction for a few weeks and whenever possible, I take this route because of one man. I don't know his name or anything about his background, but I wouldn't have to describe his physical features for you… Continue reading The secret of Life: Love doesn’t need a reason to be expressed

The land of (good) opportunities; our lives

I woke up on Wednesday morning with a new resolve to focus my mind only on the good. To look for the good in myself and in others, talk about the good in Life, write and think about the goodness of this world. I've known (seriously known) for a while that we get what we… Continue reading The land of (good) opportunities; our lives

Choosing to face the world

When I was 16, I worked as a nurse's aid in our local hospital. The head nurses on each floor were responsible for our evaluations. The only thing that I remember about my first written evaluation was the comment, "Mary is over-zealous". I left the meeting feeling pretty good and after work, met my mother… Continue reading Choosing to face the world