Thankful Thursdays

For that intoxicating scent. Please find me perfume that smells like café! We know smells can trigger all sorts of feelings and conjure up sharp recollection. The scent of Cuban coffee does that for me. Especially in the morning. My … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For shots of positivity. Have recent events made it difficult for you to be positive and stay hopeful about the future? That is a YES for me. Some days I feel like I need a positivity injection (make that an … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For that one room. For us, that one room is our kitchen. It is the hub of our family. It is not particularly the largest space for entertaining at home but, despite its modest size and closed-plan design, it is … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For words that matter. “Can I have a mommy hug?”  – Best words ever said to a mother. Especially by an adult child. Some words are just good for my soul. We utter so many words throughout the day. Shouldn’t … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For a/c, desk fans, and cold water. Ironically, three things not very high on my priority list last month. But, ever since my biological clock chose the hottest month of the year to kick start my own climate change, those … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For life-changing flights. This week marks the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s mission and Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin taking humanity’s first steps on the moon. Those astronauts…man, talk about courage. The entire Apollo program, forever remarkable. That summer of ’69 … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For the Perez household engine. There are days when I keep crossing things off my to-do list like I’m on a mission or something. Those days are super amazing. It feels great to get things done. Of course, there are … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For the red, white and blue. Today, in this country, we celebrate Independence Day. As I take a moment to reflect on the many freedoms we are fortunate enough to have, I give thanks for all of those who gave … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

For sticky prayers…and our interceders. Some time ago, I began placing on a St. Jude prayer card sticky notes with the names of people for whom I invoke a blessing or special intention. People who are ill, who are going … Continue reading

Thankful Thursdays

That there’s a season for everything. Tomorrow we welcome summer. Yaaay!! I love summer. My favorite season. It’s the time of sunny days and longer daylight (okay, and lots of rain, but that’s good for the grass), and it’s a … Continue reading