During the holiday season we often hear the words, Peace on Earth. Right now with all of the uncertainty, violence, magnified fear and suspicion of people from different cultures and religions added to the fear of political changes that may or may not affect our future adversely; it may be difficult to be at peace, … More What Is a Peacemaker?
In 2010 the song “Give a Little Bit of Your Love To Me,” written by Roger Hodgson, was sung by his group Super Tramp. It has been used for Christmas advertisements; sung by the Googoo Dolls; sung in honor of Princess Diana, (since it was one of her favorite songs); and played in movies and … More Give a Little Bit of Your Love
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 you … More Who is Perfect?
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
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
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”?
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 influenced my life style as I continue into my senior years. Difficult Home Life Aunt Helen’s parents had a rather tempestuous relationship, which was very stressful … More Aunt Helen, Aging with Style and Panache