On the bottom of the front screen of my cell phone there is a daily message from my security software provider.
You are protected. No problems detected.
Yes, my phone is protected against hackers, robocalls and malicious attacks. My home is protected by security cameras and motion detectors. There are no problems detected.
Yet, w here is the software that I could wrap around my family, my friends and others so that all of us are protected in the world today? The only software that I know is loving compassion, kindness and respect for all beings.
~Photo Lori Greer, Portland, Oregon, USA.~
It is important to care.
It is important to connect.
Thank you for reading.
Give thanks for unknown blessings that are already on their way. ~ Native American prayer
Blessings I know about.
The love of family.
The love of friends both near and far.
My sweet dog Ginny.
My good health.
My warm house.
The unknown blessings will be a joy unexpected.
~Photo Lisa Fotios/www.pexels.com~
That’s what priests say when a person is departing.
Continue reading “Traveling Mercies”
When I consider that Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for over 24 years, I think what a long time that was. It seems inconceivable.
When I consider that my husband died at 58 years it does not seem nearly long enough. A life cut short. Continue reading “Help Me Out Here, Einstein”
All the goodness and the heroisms will rise up again, then be cut down again and rise up. It isn’t that the evil thing wins – it never will-but that it doesn’t die. John Steinbeck
Not in another place but this place.
Not for another hour but this hour.
~Walt Whitman, American Poet, 1819-1892
Continue reading “Carpe Diem”
A call to action in Oregon.
My friends and I and many others will be on the road to Sheridan tomorrow morning.
Continue reading “The Road to Sheridan: Love Leads Us”
Age is merely the number of years the world has been enjoying you!
I can’t remember where I found this little quote.
I placed it on my kitchen counter and look at it occasionally.
It makes me smile.
I like this view of aging.
Continue reading “Age is merely…”
Today is my birthday which puts me in a philosophical frame of mind.
I found myself thinking about the tumultuous year that flew by.
So many good things! Life was a joy. My sons and their families were doing great.
Continue reading “Musings on my birthday”