Inspiring Quote on Miracles

People usually consider walking on water or in thin air a miracle. But I think the real miracle is not to walk either on water or in thin air, but to walk on earth. Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don’t even recognize: a blue sky, white clouds, green leaves, the…

Thankful for Medical Professionals Who Care

Photo by Alex Proimos via Flickr, under Creative Commons License This week I was reminded once again of one of the tougher sides of parenting. It seems that just because a son is grown up and out in the world on their own, it doesn’t mean that you lose the instinct to nurture them when…

A Quilt With a Story

I hope that someday you get to meet Jan. At least have somebody like her in your existence. She is amazing. And I am very fortunate to have her in my life. I met Jan when I was a 16-year-old college freshman. She was 18. I don’t think you could find two more opposite people…

My Writing Corner

This is not my office or my normal work desk. This is a cozy little corner that I enjoy on my days off. It’s where I catch up on bills, write notes to friends, and have the chance to immerse in creative writing. I’m very thankful for that peaceful corner of my living room.