When I was about 11-12 years old, I thought perfection was something I was supposed to pursue. I read in the Bible, “Be ye perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.” That is a high goal to set. (I know some readers may not be Christians, please just read on and … More Who is Perfect?
Writing became a voice for me several years ago. I was a member of a group which was part of a television station’s website. We became cyber neighbors who shared, supported, helped and often made each other laugh. Many of my “neighbors” responded to my posts about humor or my grandmother, or about my cats. … More Why “Joyful2beeblogs”?
The following is an article I wrote for Candid Slice but thought it would be enjoyed here. http://www.candidslice.com/homeless-in-the-hospital-you-never-know-when-kindness-is-key/ My report was just about finished when my patient — labeled “a difficult patient” — in room 205 requested her pain medicine and her medicine for itching. Pain and itching are not uncommon for a dialysis patient … More She Smiled!
The meaning of the above title came to life for me a few years ago while attending a wedding reception. A DJ played music as twenty or more mostly young adults were dancing and having fun. I was hesitant to get out on the dance floor with the dancers who looked like they were half … More Dance Like Nobody’s Watching
My very unique and special Aunt Helen, my father’s sister, passed away recently at the age of 92. The way she lived her life and especially her senior years continue to influence my life as I continue into my senior years.. After Grandpapa died Grandmother and Aunt Helen enjoyed their lives. Much later Grandmother became … More Aunt Helen, Aging with Style and Panache
“Old age ain’t for sissies,” stated that famous old dame, Bette Davis. I am beginning to understand what she meant. If you are getting older, like I am and hopefully everyone else is, you are finding that there are new difficulties in your life style caused by physical and mental changes. Changes in Our Bodies … More Old Age Ain’t For Sissies
Sometimes I have to admit that I get joy mixed up with being thankful. The two are different but so intertwined in my life, that I rarely feel one without the other. Most mornings as a child I was awakened by one of my parents calling out, “Rise and Shine!” (I now know my mom … More The Joy of Life