I think most everyone who knows me knows that I am a Christian. I have never been one to push my faith on anyone. I believe that the Creator, God, Spirit or however you know Spirit loves his creation, whatever method was used to create it. I believe our mission is to spread that love … More A Modern Psalm By Melodie Elaine Estes
After a day of trying to enjoy Facebook I was saddened, by the suffering of the planet, it’s people, and everything seemed to be “going to hell in a handbag.” I thought about the fears and anxieties the now infected people are thinking and feeling when they become sick; what the hospital staff are going … More One Little Bird
My two cats have taught me many lessons about healthy living. After being owned by two cats, I can say un-CAT-egorically that I am a cat person. The CATharsis of sitting on the couch with one cat in my lap as I stroke her fur or watching the other cat entertain me with her antics can … More Healthy Living Lessons From My Cats
Several years ago I had the unique experience of rescuing a hawk. I often saw them flying close to my home and even 15 minutes away at work. I admired their beauty and strength as they flew. This hawk was not flying. He was in the driveway beneath my garage door windows on his back … More I Rescued a Hawk Once
For the rest of this month I thought it might be nice to have some diversion from the Covid-19 virus. So I decided to share some posts on animals I have met or loved. Yesterday I was driving towards my home down an intermittently busy two lane road. I noticed a large lump moving along … More I Met An Alligator Turtle!
For Part 1 of this letter https://joyful2beeblogs.com/2020/03/08/dear-grandmother-t/ Dear Grandmother P, I understand you now in ways I never thought I would. I too had a happy marriage at first. Then things changed after the first four or five years. I now know the behavior I saw in you as weakness and frailty were the signs of … More Dear Grandmother P. (Part 2)
Dear Grandmother P, I’ve thought of you often since your death over thirty years ago. I came to the conclusion that I never truly knew you until recently. Several observations about my own life and marriage brought understanding and a growing admiration of you, your strength, and more compassion for you. You see, Grandmother, I … More Dear Grandmother P. (Part 1)