Daily Readings for Thursday, April 2nd

Meditation for the Day Not what you do so much as what you are, that is the miracle-working power. You can be a force for good, with the help of God. God is here to help you and to bless you, here to company with you. You can be a worker with God. Changed byContinue reading “Daily Readings for Thursday, April 2nd”

Daily Readings for Wednesday, April 1st

Meditation for the Day God is all around us. His spirit pervades the universe. And yet we often do not let His spirit in. We try to get along without His help and we make a mess of our lives. We can do nothing of any value without God’s help. All our human relationships dependContinue reading “Daily Readings for Wednesday, April 1st”

Daily Readings for Tuesday, March 31st

Meditation for the Day Each day is a day of progress, steady progress forward, if you make it so. You may not see it, but God does. God does not judge by outward appearance. He judges by the heart. Let Him see in your heart a simple desire always to do His will. Though youContinue reading “Daily Readings for Tuesday, March 31st”

Rambling Thoughts on the All of It….

I normally write in my journal each night before I go to sleep, but I thought that tonight, I’d share my thoughts with those of you who read my blog. Overall, today has been a good day. I had a video conference with members of my fourth grade homeroom and that worked like a charm.Continue reading “Rambling Thoughts on the All of It….”

Daily Readings for Monday, March 30th

Meditation for the Day Be calm, be true, be quiet. Do not get emotionally upset by anything that happens around you. Feel a deep, inner security in the goodness and purpose in the universe. Be true to your highest ideals. Do not let yourself slip back into the old ways of reacting. Stick to yourContinue reading “Daily Readings for Monday, March 30th”

A shared reading: 7 Surprising Ways COVID-19 Is Changing the Way You Think

If you are like most people, the COVID-19 virus has you stressed out, even if you are not sick. You may feel tired, worried, apathetic, anxious, frustrated, depressed, or afraid. You may even be angry or disgusted because you think some people aren’t taking the pandemic seriously enough, while others are being overzealous and unnecessarily panicked. You might believe that theContinue reading “A shared reading: 7 Surprising Ways COVID-19 Is Changing the Way You Think”

My Photography – “Lonestar”

It had been over two weeks since I’d taken my last pictures. Those pictures were for the local newspaper right before the beginnings of social distancing. This morning I noticed a lone flower that had bloomed in the back yard, so I thought it would be a subject for a picture. And here it is.Continue reading “My Photography – “Lonestar””

What do you mean it’s already spring?

I got a text from my daughter earlier today. She said that she had gone out for a run and came back with a sunburn. I started to text her back with the reply “And it’s not even spring yet!” and began to think, “When does spring officially begin?” I check with Google and toContinue reading “What do you mean it’s already spring?”

Daily Readings for Saturday, March 28th

Meditation for the Day There are two things that we must have if we are going to change our way of life. One is faith, the confidence in things unseen, the fundamental goodness and purpose in the universe. The other is obedience: that is, living according to our faith, living each day as we believeContinue reading “Daily Readings for Saturday, March 28th”

Lots and Lots of Thoughts: The Coronavirus Is Upon US

As I sit here in my living room on a Friday night, I consider what I might be doing if it wasn’t for the Coronavirus pandemic. Just two weeks ago tonight, I was out and about taking pictures of locals at restaurants and other venues. Pictures of people out and having a good time onContinue reading “Lots and Lots of Thoughts: The Coronavirus Is Upon US”