I was five and saw this woman who I told my Bubby was so ugly. She is beautiful in God’s eyes. She is a creation of the divine, she said. Beauty is not in the eyes of the beholder Beauty is in the wisdom of the creator You look like a whale the little boyContinue reading “IN THE IMAGE OF GOD”


I thought calling this week’s blog Brownie Pan Beatitudes was fitting as the Brownie Pan does so much more then make Brownies. The more I use it the more I realize what a blessing it is to have at least one of these pans in my kitchen. Beatitude simply means blessing. So what are someContinue reading “BROWNIE PAN BEATITUDES”

GRATITUDE IS __________

On November 1st, our Love and inspiration gathering had a powerful discussion about gratitude. We talked about how gratitude, when practiced, has the potential to be the tapestry of our lives. Everything we give thanks for leads to something else. For example, we talked about giving thanks for indoor plumbing, which led to us givingContinue reading “GRATITUDE IS __________”


This has been one of those weeks where I have had to practice grace on myself as I took time to keep myself from getting sick and cutting a cold off before it had time to develop. I gave myself permission to take time away from work to spend time with friends and do somethingContinue reading “MY AMAZING GRACE EXPERIENCE”


I wanted to take a minute to thank you for helping me learn to accept the help of others. I have always been good at giving, but not so great at receiving. I think part of that came from me not feeling worthy. I doubted why anyone would want to give to me or toContinue reading “RELEASING THE PRIDE, RECEIVING THE GRACE”


This quote from Lao Tsu brought me back to my childhood and all of a sudden, I can hear myself as a child singing, “She’s got the whole world in her hands. She’s got the whole wide world in her hands. She’s got the whole wild world in her hands. She’s got the whole worldContinue reading “THE WORD IS OURS”