Faith

How To Keep Fear Out of Your Joy

As I was talking with my therapist the other day, we were discussing how I, as an individual, and we, Tony & I, are in a really good place.  I agreed and mentioned that we were a little anxious in moments that the "other shoe was going to drop."  She stated that we can never… Continue reading How To Keep Fear Out of Your Joy

All Year Round, Faith, Family Fun, Organic Gardening

A Poem About Fall

In the garden, Autumn is, indeed the crowning glory of the year, bringing us the fruition of months of thought and care and toil. And at no season, safe perhaps in Daffodil time, do we get such superb colour effects as from August to November. Rose G. Kingsley   Fall is the best time of… Continue reading A Poem About Fall

Faith, Galveston Gardens, island life

A Sunday Stroll

One of the fun things about living in an actual neighborhood is the ability to walk all over.  I can walk to the park, restaurants, the grocery store, Strand shopping and to the beach. I. LOVE. IT I can also walk to church.  Along the way, I see all types of architecture in the homes. … Continue reading A Sunday Stroll

Faith, Homemaking, island life, Marriage Mondays

Celebration Day! 27 Years Strong

Today is our Anniversary!  27 years ago I made the best decision of my life! As I sit here and think about what had transpired over these years, I am in awe. There is a phrase I like to use about Tony when people are talking about marriage and so forth- "Just as the sun… Continue reading Celebration Day! 27 Years Strong

Faith, island life

Summer Stroll

Everyone thinks that living at the beach is just a perfect life. Well, actually... It is! Or at least it can be. But in reality, a perfect life is where you are and what you make it. I could be irritated, angry or depressed here in my historic neighborhood if I choose to.  Or I… Continue reading Summer Stroll

Faith, Organic Gardening

The Garden

The Sunlight calls to me through my closed eyelids My garden whispers to my soul "Wake up, Wake up!"   My mind begins to wander down the garden paths, Noting all the jobs that await my eager hands.   So I wake and greet the day I greet the earth and all creation. My hands… Continue reading The Garden