Oak Tree In Full Leaf In Summer Standing Alone

When I Learned to Have Joy in My Suffering

The seed contains the blessings of life. It is so small, so frail, yet it produces vegetables, fruit, trees, flowers – all wonderful nutrition from which we thrive. However, does the seed know this when we plant it in the ground? Does it understand how strong and beautiful it will be after its season under…

Autumn Park Bench

If You Cannot See, Then Close Your Eyes and Listen

I love the holidays. Getting together with family, the amazing food, remembering good times, all of it is delightful. But I also know the pressure family/friends can bring. Some ask what my plans for the future will be, others have opinions on what I am doing now, and sometimes, topics come up that target where…