My first son’s early years were started with Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood. Do you remember the words of his song at the beginning of each show? Here is a link to Mr. Rogers singing his song. https://www.misterrogers.org/videos/wont-you-be-my-neighbor/ The last verse’s words evoke much thinking. In case you didn’t watch the video, here is the last verse … More Are You a Good Neighbor?
This is a great story of what can happen when you listen to that still small voice in your head telling you to help or give something to someone. Several years ago I bought a solar energy powered sunflower for a dollar to place on my car’s dashboard. It reminded me of the one … More What Goes Around
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?
Last year was one for the records! So many people have been sick, lost jobs, businesses, homes, and lives. 2021 couldn’t be anything but better, hopefully 2021 is a new year!! Let’s make it one we will remember as a wonderful, positive, love-filled one. That doesn’t happen magically. We have to want it to be … More Make This New Year a Great One!
The other day I was shopping at a local store. As I pushed my cart around the corner of an aisle I saw a lady from India squatting on the floor looking for a certain product on the bottom shelf. She sprang up when she saw me as if to get out of my way … More Karma is….
You know the song, “We Are The World?” My condominium building is like a world unto itself. I have thirteen neighbors, some from different cultural heritages. I have to say that everyone of these people in this building have been nothing but kind, generous, friendly and helpful. I am grateful everyday that these people are … More My Neighbors Are the Best!
Years ago I took care of an unforgettable cancer patient. She had lost her hair from the chemotherapy, but not her spirit. She quipped about her bald head and how funny she perceived her appearance, calling herself “squirrel head.” I often reminded her how beautiful she was, but she’d just wave her hand at me. … More A Kind Hearted Cancer Patient Gives a Gift
The other day I was riding the grocery store scooter across the end of one aisle. Another woman on a scooter was making a wide turn in my direction after coming out of the next aisle over. She accidentally knocked something off of a display that fell to the floor unbroken. About four other customers … More A Funny Thing Happened
In May of 2014 I sold my home to buy a smaller condominium. After selling my home and using the profit for needed expensive repairs on the old home and making the down payment on my new home there was a nice sum of money left. I was so thankful to God for the extra … More A Series of Miracles
One day I was at a stop light and saw a man with a sign asking for help. I didn’t have any money on me but looked around in the car for something that might make his life a little easier. I had a straw, cowboy hat in the back of the car and offered … More You Matter!