"Happiness is Gratitude Doubled by Wonder"!

“If we knew that tonight we were going to go blind, we would take a longing, last real look at every blade of grass, every cloud formation, every speck of dust, every rainbow, raindrop—everything.”~Pema Chӧdrӧn ...more

What Is Your Dream?

They were looking down from a great elevation and all they saw was at the point of coming together, the bare trees marching in from the horizon, the rivers moving into one, and as he touched her arm she looked up with him and saw the long, ragged, pencil –faint line of birds with in the crystal of the zenith, flying in a V of their own, following the same course down.  All they could see was sky, water, birds, light, and confluence.  It was the whole morning world....more

This holiday season...

In the late 1990s, I lived in Cincinnati and worked for the American Red Cross in the Social Services Department.  I should preface everything I am about to tell you by letting you know that I have a handicapped brother, seven years my junior.  I know, “handicapped” is not the politically correct word today.  But, that, he is.  He has cerebral palsy and epilepsy and depends entirely on the care given by others for his survival and well-being....more

Pumpkin Seeds