Sometimes it’s the Little Things…

Here’s a brief story to explain this picture. At least six months ago a co-worker gave me two reflective dog collars knowing I had two dogs. Though it was a nice gesture I am still uncertain as to why she gave them to me. They were too small for the dogs so I put themContinue reading “Sometimes it’s the Little Things…”

A Garden of Eden in Hell

The above image is that of Alice Herz-Sommer, who is also the interviewee in the below short but very inspiring video. At 108 years young she is the oldest known living Holocaust survivor. A few years ago–at the age of 104–she wrote a book called A Garden of Eden in Hell, retelling her amazing lifeContinue reading “A Garden of Eden in Hell”

Five Quotes on Being Thankful

I find the above painting very moving. It is “The Thankful Poor” by Henry Ossawa Tanner. On this day, the American holiday of Thanksgiving, I think it is especially poignant…though most of us (especially myself) have more than they need–food, clothing, shelter, family, etc.–we still desire more, and sometimes we (again, I’m mostly speaking ofContinue reading “Five Quotes on Being Thankful”

Five Quotes on Being Thankful

I find the above painting very moving. It is “The Thankful Poor” by Henry Ossawa Tanner. On this day, the American holiday of Thanksgiving, I think it is especially poignant…though most of us (especially myself) have more than they need–food, clothing, shelter, family, etc.–we still desire more, and sometimes we (again, I’m mostly speaking ofContinue reading “Five Quotes on Being Thankful”

A Few Recipes for Thanksgiving

I was going to post a few recipes for the Thanksgiving holiday but after I thought about it it would be just as easy (and likely more informative) simply to link previous articles that I’ve written and are still floating around the Internet (not to mention a bit of shameless self-promotion…I’m getting better at this).Continue reading “A Few Recipes for Thanksgiving”

A Few Recipes for Thanksgiving

I was going to post a few recipes for the Thanksgiving holiday but after I thought about it it would be just as easy (and likely more informative) simply to link previous articles that I’ve written and are still floating around the Internet (not to mention a bit of shameless self-promotion…I’m getting better at this).Continue reading “A Few Recipes for Thanksgiving”

>10 Quotes On Being Thankful (Happy Thanksgiving!)

> Most of the readers are probably aware this, but in the event you are reading this blog outside North America, today is our American Thanksgiving, which is similar but on a different date than the Canadian holiday by the same name (click here to read about the Thanksgiving Holiday). This has always been myContinue reading “>10 Quotes On Being Thankful (Happy Thanksgiving!)”

10 Quotes On Being Thankful (Happy Thanksgiving!)

Most of the readers are probably aware this, but in the event you are reading this blog outside North America, today is our American Thanksgiving, which is similar but on a different date than the Canadian holiday by the same name (click here to read about the Thanksgiving Holiday). This has always been my favoriteContinue reading “10 Quotes On Being Thankful (Happy Thanksgiving!)”

Miracle In A Chilean Desert

 Image found here. By now everyone around the world has heard of the safe rescue of the 33 miners and two paramedics in the Chilean mine, but I still felt the need to offer a brief post. I applaud these men for their spirit and endurance; it is beyond my comprehension. It’s said that aContinue reading “Miracle In A Chilean Desert”

>Miracle In A Chilean Desert

>  Image found here. By now everyone around the world has heard of the safe rescue of the 33 miners and two paramedics in the Chilean mine, but I still felt the need to offer a brief post. I applaud these men for their spirit and endurance; it is beyond my comprehension. It’s said thatContinue reading “>Miracle In A Chilean Desert”