Thankful Thursdays

Yesterday, the first payment from my profits (February/March) of Scenes Everlasting was made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and to Autism Speaks. It was both wonderful and humbling to give to these two organizations the support received from so many of you. More to come, thankfully. Your participation in this has been incredible, and I can’t thank you enough for making a difference.
Please continue to help by sharing with others the book link and its purpose….

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Thankful Thursdays

Today I’m grateful for whoever invented spectacles, as I realize I’d be lost without these magical eyes…..jeez!!                                    “I was walking down the street wearing glasses when the prescription ran out.” ~ Steven Wright … Continue reading

Bittersweet Thankful Thursday

As I begin the morning trying to process yet another tragedy this week, I feel overwhelmingly grateful to have the kids back home from Boston safe and in one piece, after they were a mile away from the horrific events on Monday. We were fortunate. So many were not. Prayers going up for the lost and injured souls and all affected, and for the world to hear Martin’s plea loud and clear….

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Thankful Thursdays

For unexpected connections.
During the last few weeks, I’ve received e-mails, texts, notecards, and even a letter, from people who bought my book and had something to say about it. Most of them friends, but some of them strangers. Strangers who…

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Thankful Thursdays meets Throwback Thursday

Thankful for those snapshots that magically transform the memories of difficult days into a sweet instant.
My “pothead kids” – read about it in Scenes Everlasting….

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Thankful Thursdays

It’s Holy Thursday, and I am thankful for what we commemorate and remember today – the institution of the Eucharist and the importance Jesus puts on the humility of service. In the washing of the feet and the giving of His body and His blood we find the true meaning of love and service. For me, tonight’s is the most poignant Mass of the year….

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Thankful Thursdays

This week I must give a shout-out to my co-workers for their awesome show of support and generosity. The surprise book signing party was especially touching…and as bubbly and sweet as the champagne and strawberries we had. So thankful to know and work with this bunch!…

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Thankful Thursdays

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love…..Thankful that the Catholic Church once again has a pontiff. Friends join me in prayer that the Holy Spirit give Pope Francis I strength and wisdom to guide our church, which is in great need of healing and renewal. May he be a light in the darkness. May he renew our faith. May he inspire us!…

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Thankful Thursdays

Yesterday my brother and sister-in-law celebrated their 37th wedding anniversary. So happy for them. I remember the first time they took me out with them soon after they had started dating. I was 11. Didn’t feel like it then (I … Continue reading