Are we there yet? Where is “there?” Do we know where our “there” is? When we were little we heard people tell our parents, “What a little man!” “What a pretty girl.” Nice strangers asked us, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Perhaps on a subconscious level we start at an … More Where is “There?”
I am basically a very happy person. My parents used to wake up my sisters, brother and me with, “Rise and shine!” That was a great way to start your day for a young kid. It helped me look at life as a challenge with a positive attitude for the later trials of the day. … More Do What You Can Do
Do you believe in guardian angels? Do angels really rescue people? I remember this painting or print that my grandmother had in her living room. The evangelist Billy Graham even answered the above question with this quote from the Bible: “God will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways” (Psalm … More My Poor Guardian Angel(s)
Dear Reader. During these times there seems to be so many horrible things happening to so many people. People are starving because of cruelty; poverty; loss of jobs, money, possessions, family and/or homes. Hate, dishonesty, greed, revenge, ignorance and hunger for power drive politicians, racists, and terrorists to maim, kill, starve or traumatize innocent people. … More What Can I Do?
We have heard about terrible things going on in the world: the destruction of hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, fires, shootings and deaths, suffering, anger, fear and other emotions that go with such horrors. Many of us are feeling useless right now, considering the tragedy laden news we hear everyday. Sometimes the pain and sadness in the … More Who Needs You?
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. Aunt Helen, six years before her death After Grandpapa died Grandmother and Aunt Helen … More 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
I think most everyone who knows me knows that I am a Christian. 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 and try to help others as the Creator loves and helps … More A Modern Psalm By Melodie Elaine Estes
There are three kinds of reflections in the world: 1) the reflection of ourselves as we look in a mirror, similar to reflections seen in a clear calm lake or pond; 2) the reflection of ourselves as we notice how others respond to us, or are affected by us; 3) the reflection we do with … More How Do You Reflect?
This post was written by my friend Morag Noffke, who lives in Cape Town, South Africa. We have been using Facechat and have found many similarities in our attitudes about life and other topics. She shared her thoughts on Africa’s Human Rights Day and after reading it I wanted to share it here with those … More 22nd March Human Rights Day — Morag Noffke