Sunday Lines: Sunday, October 11

Here are a few encouraging #SundayLines provided by our #WordbyWord authors with the theme WHEN THE ROAD GETS BUMPY. Interested in learning more? Click on the pictures below to gain more insight into each author. “Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal.” ~ Hannah Moore Sharon Wray…

Ichabod Crane and the Van Tassel Feast

Because it’s almost Halloween, I thought I’d do something different for today’s blog post. I grew up close to Tarrytown, NY near where the Dutch settled in the mid-seventeenth century and the story of Ichabod Crane and his headless horseman took place. We took many school trips to Tarrytown in the fall, but I never…

Finding Inspiration

Last Friday I went out for my second daily walk in the neighborhood. The first one took place after lunch rather than around 7:30 am. We had a fall storm blow through with high winds, humongous lightning, much needed rain, and a major drop in temps that morning. All welcome. I was struck with how…

Sunday Lines: Sunday, October 25

Here are a few encouraging #SundayLines provided by our #WordbyWord authors with the theme WHEN THE ROAD GETS BUMPY. Interested in learning more? Click on the pictures below to gain more insight into each author. “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.”― Edmund Burke Pat Amsden…

Sunday Lines: Sunday, October 11

Here are a few encouraging #SundayLines provided by our #WordbyWord authors with the theme WHEN THE ROAD GETS BUMPY. Interested in learning more? Click on the pictures below to gain more insight into each author. Nothing is ever final, and nothing is ever finished. Everything is always a new beginning. I am safe–it’s only change….

Turtles and Cats…

“Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out.” ~ James Bryant Conant. Trying something new–even though it’s not the most natural fit–can be daunting, but might be hugely worthwhile. …or not. A few years ago, after I’d been painting kindness rocks for a while, I stuck my neck out and…

Sunday Lines: Sunday, October 4

Here are a few encouraging #SundayLines provided by our #WordbyWord authors with the theme WORDS OF ENCOURAGEMENT. Interested in learning more? Click on the pictures below to gain more insight into each author. “You’re not a mess. You’re a deeply feeling person in a messy world.” ~ Glennon Doyle Kathryn Jane Go through the open…

Sunday Lines: Sunday, September 27

Here are a few encouraging #SundayLines provided by our #WordbyWord authors with the theme WORDS OF ENCOURAGEMENT. Interested in learning more? Click on the pictures below to gain more insight into each author. “We can do no great things, only small things with great love.” ~ Mother Teresa Pat Amsden “Just show up, be brave,…

Second Hand Gratitude and Love

Did you know that a few weeks ago the nation celebrated Second Hand Clothing Day? If not, don’t worry. I don’t think many people noticed. But I will admit that in our house, it’s a holiday that we all love. And it all has to do with a tiny hamlet, deep in the Virginia mountains,…