The Power of Love

I love affirmations.  I love and feel the power they offer when done consistently, even on those days we feel they are just words and they are not seeping deep into your bones.  The subconscious is always in the background picking up your energy whether you are “tuned in” or not.  That is why it […]

Photo- New Horizon

New Horizon” target=”_blank”>The photo challenge this week was challenging you to think ahead and show your work in a representative photo.  Rather than a resolution I felt compelled to show something that you want to achieve — a rebirth of me!   2017 I hope will take me from a chrysalis to a butterfly.  I […]

Ashes/Lent

Yesterday began Lent in the Christian faith.  Lent is a season of the Christian Year where Christians focus on simple living, prayer, and fasting in order to grow closer to God. It’s the forty days before Easter.  Ash Wednesday usually begins with a service where we recognize our mortality, repent of our sins, and return […]

Gentleness

  Gentleness, also translated “meekness,” does not mean weakness. Rather, it involves humility and thankfulness toward God, and polite, restrained behavior toward others. The opposites of gentleness are anger, a desire for revenge, and self-aggrandizement. It takes a strong person to be truly gentle. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow gives us a wonderful illustration of gentleness in […]