Many assume that the Twelve Days of Christmas are those leading up to December 25, but actually, Christmas Day itself ushers in these twelve days of celebration that end only on January 6 with the feast of the Epiphany. ‘Twelvetide’, as this period is sometimes called, has its origins in an older Christian tradition of […]
Research studies have shown that gratitude increases happiness and life satisfaction, enhances other positive emotions, reduces anxiety and depression, increases our resilience, allows us to sleep better, and strengthens relationships, to name a few of its many benefits. In other words, the practice of gratitude can be a game-changer in making our lives happier and […]
Halloween is here! I love this time of year. There is the snap of fall weather and the crunch of leaves. There are flickering pumpkins and kids hopping up and down with delight in their costumed glory. And, of course, there is chocolate and other sweet treats. Truly, a great holiday. And this holiday could […]
Happy Easter Penguin! I couldn’t resist. Thank you to my dear friend and fellow penguin aficionado, CM, for sharing this fun. Love and happiness to all!
Happy Easter, Happy Passover, my friends, may you feel loved, safe and comforted. Happy Spring and season of growth. It’s a chaotic and unpredictable and transitional time and who knows in what surprising ways we will come to share our light and verdancy. I love this “Easter Hymn for Earth” by Jan Phillips. This is […]
May the New Year bring you fun and delight, adventure and promise, beauty and space to feed your soul and fill your heart. Much love and many blessings for a wondrous 2017.
Dearest One, You are made of star stuff. You hold a template of high vibratory love, wisdom and consciousness. You are more than you realize, always were and always will be. Through your creative expressions, acts of service, generosity of all varieties, big picture thinking, compassionate hearts, prayers for others, blessings on strangers, untold kindnesses […]
Hi Lovies, This makes me laugh out loud every time I see it. Hope this brings a smile as we do the countdown for the blast-off of the holidays. Much love to all.