“Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer great sorrow, but this same necessity of loving serves to counteract their grief and heals them.” -Leo Tolstoy-   Grief is a necessary phenomenon.  We go through different stages of grief and we grieve so many losses in life.  We grieve the loss […]

Silence Is Golden

“We need to find God, and He cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature, (trees, flowers, grass) grows in silence. See the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence. We need silence to be able to touch souls.” Mother Theresa It is […]

An Attitude of Gratitude

“As long as thanks is possible, then joy is always possible.” Ann Voskamp – “One Thousand Gifts” Thanksgiving is next week.  It is my favorite holiday.  Family, friends, and good food … what’s not to like?  Due to military transfers, I spent my entire adult life in various different states in the country. When holidays […]