beautiful words, Christmas, heart, hope, longform, love, memoir

Believe

Long ago, I stood at the window, my small fingers crossed. I prayed for snow to fall. A child who believed that with some divine intervention, she could will the fluffy flakes to float from the heavens above. My hand lifted the iron latch, pushed the window open a crack. I leaned into the space. […]

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beautiful heart, beautiful words, Christmas, compassion, friendship, gratitude, heart, hope, humanity, love, memoir, positivity, short story, social responsiblity

Let it Snow

It happens every December. I fall head over heels into the holiday season.The sight of first snow, tumbling flakes dancing across the blog page, to the real version, delights. I imagine the forgotten child who once found beauty in the simplest of gifts. A first snow evokes glorious moments, past holiday memories. I will that child’s sweet […]

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author, Christmas, compassion, family, forgiveness, friendship, heart, humanity, love, mother, positivity, reading, short story, writing

Imperfect Beauty

Imperfect Beauty It is important, this deep and personal need to create simple, beautiful spaces. Whether it is, cuttings gathered from nature, vignettes, gathered bits and pieces, sparkle and shine, or a simple lit candle shining brightly in the dark.  Our spaces comfort through their serenity, simplicity, and simple beauty. A book close at hand, a […]

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author, Christmas, heart, humanity, positivity

Let it Snow!

When I opened the blog site this evening, I noticed something a little enchanting happening!  Snowflakes, wordpress style!  I had forgotten that the wordpress “elves” can make it snow during the month of December!  Those “followers” that follow my writings from life know that I am bespoke to snowflakes!  Thank you wordpress for reminding us […]

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Christmas, family, heart

Today I Remember

my Dad.  It has been just over one year since his passing.  I pray that you are at peace.  With Winter comes snow and when the flakes start to fall, I stop, pause, and think of you.  I try to smile.  I try to understand.  I buy a bouquet of white Chrysanthemums to honor you.  To […]

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