Blessed by God’s Love to be a Blessing

Blessing is a “prayer imploring happiness upon another; a prophetic benediction in which happiness is desired, invoked or foretold; a gift, benefit or favor which

Writing in Community

Writing in Community

Community Encouragement in Writing Writing in community can be a rewarding experience. I recently participated in Anita Ojeda’s #write28days – a twenty-eight day writing challenge

Friends of Encouragement

The Art of Encouragement

Encouragement or flattery? There can be a fine line between words of encouragement and words of flattery. Words of encouragement give courage, inspirational support, confidence

Changing Seasons

Changing Seasons

Life consists of changing seasons – winter, spring, summer, fall. Each changing season carries its distinct markers. In winter, the trees are barren. In spring,

Unexpected Blessings

Unexpected Gifts and Blessings

Unexpected Gifts The Gift of Presence I remember when we use to visit my grandparents’ home. In the winter, we would gather around the fireplace

Garden Environment

How to be Good Stewards of the Environment

Gardening Helps Our Physical Environment Planting gardens help create a breathable atmosphere for us by purifying the air. “Through the process of photosynthesis, plants absorb