Tag Archive: hope

The Secret Beach

Tucked away in a secluded cove is a little patch of sandy strip I call my Secret Beach. I come here to sit a while. This is where I release all agitation and pry away the… Continue reading

Life’s Lessons

“To learn and not to do is really not to learn. To know and not to act is really not to know.” ~ Stephen R. Covey Three years ago I was diagnosed with breast… Continue reading

A Pilgrimage

 “I have been bent and broken, but – I hope – into a better shape.” ~ Charles Dickens, Great Expectations It was a summer of beautiful, pleasant days spent by the sea and… Continue reading

A Delicate Beauty

“Men do change, and change comes like a little wind that ruffles the curtains at dawn, and it comes like the stealthy perfume of wildflowers hidden in the grass.” ~ John Steinbeck Finland has… Continue reading

World Peace – A Housewife’s Perspective

“Let your vision be world-embracing and not confined to thine own self…. The earth is but one country and mankind its citizens.” ~ Bahá’u’lláh (1817-1892) For as long as I could remember, I… Continue reading

Today is a Gift

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was “Thank you”, that would suffice ~Meister Eckhart (1260 – 1328) To be given this day to see, to love, to learn, to grow.… Continue reading

A Light from the Shadows

“All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the frost. From the ashes… Continue reading

The Rest of your Story

Your story may not have such a happy beginning, but that does not make you who you are. It is the rest of your story. Who you choose to be. ~ Kung Fu… Continue reading

After the Storm

There are some things in life that we just don’t like to think about. It’s the nightmare which happily only happens to other people. But sometimes we find ourselves in a nightmare –… Continue reading

A Survivor’s Guide to Hope

Happily plodding along in the prime of life I got a wake-up call of phenomenal proportions. Otherwise also known as a major kick in the butt. It forced me to rethink everything. I was impelled to… Continue reading