Since my early 30's, I've believed that I could find four-leaf clovers. This realization came to me in a flash while sitting on the lawn by the UNH swimming pool. As I was talking to my (then) husband, I reached behind me (without looking) and said, "I'm going to pick a four-leaf clover for you."… Continue reading four-leaf clovers, surprise, a little contest, and a black kitty
There is no spiritual concept that has given me more trouble than the idea of living in the now...in the moment. The first time that I consciously remember hearing it, was when I was 30 years old and entered AA. The way that it was stated there was, "One Day at a time" and I… Continue reading The moment I’ve waited for….
I've always had an odd tendency to think of myself as older than I am. If someone asks me my age, I've noticed my response is, "I'll be 57 this year", or if it's about my sons, I'll give their ages as "Going to be...." This didn't really bother me until the other day I… Continue reading Time for Living
We spent a wonderful Easter with Tom and Lindsay (my oldest son and his girlfriend) and her family. Tom moved back to the northeast a year ago, and this is the first time, in many years that we've lived within driving distance of each other. On Sunday, it struck me that if Jack and I… Continue reading Letting my heart lead the way, changing my mind