A Final Word Before We Greet 2022

Happy New Year — Welcome 2022 I want to express my heartfelt thanks to you, my blogging family. I feel so blessed to have found such a community of beautiful people. I appreciate you all in ways you will never know. With you all I learn and grow and each new day finds me chomping at the bitContinue reading “A Final Word Before We Greet 2022”

Why We Need to Forgive the Unforgiving

Forgiveness frees you from the prison of your emotions There was a time I thought forgiving the unworthy was unjust. I thought that it would make them feel better. So, I kept my angst, and my anger and refused to give in. I was young then. And pretty good at bearing grudges, believe me, I canContinue reading “Why We Need to Forgive the Unforgiving”

Do We Choose Love? or Does Love Chose Us?

Accident or design Did you choose love or did love choose you? I think that love chooses us. We meet many people in the course of a day and over a lifetime. All of it by design. Sometimes there is a temporary exchange and then we each go our merry way and in an instant thatContinue reading “Do We Choose Love? or Does Love Chose Us?”

By The Sweat of Thy Brow Thou Shall Eat Bread

If your brow is dry, then your belly had better be rumbling Pene HodgeJust now·4 min read Genesis 3:19, KJV: “In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground…” One biblical recommendation is that adult humans should earn their keep. The world is drastically changing and perhaps not allContinue reading “By The Sweat of Thy Brow Thou Shall Eat Bread”

Intuition — Why You Should Learn to Trust Yours

MINDFULNESS | MENTAL HEALTH The soul always knows, we sometimes refuse to listen Photo by Jen Theodore on Unsplash A gift? When I first meet people, I get a sense of who they are. This is not based on any spoken words. I get a feel of their vibe, their spirit energy if you will. TheirContinue reading “Intuition — Why You Should Learn to Trust Yours”

The Power of Gratitude and Positive Affirmations

How I used the power of positive affirmations to change my life — you can too! Sickness brings desperation Over two decades ago I first began using the power of positive affirmations and faith to influence my life outcomes. At the time I was sick and needed to have heart surgery. (Desperation will force youContinue reading “The Power of Gratitude and Positive Affirmations”

I Have Been Writing On The Medium Platform

Photo by Mayank Baranwal on Unsplash It is so easy to write on Medium, the layout is simple Hello, my WordPress friends. I have truly missed you all. It has been an absolute treasure and a pleasure to get to know you all. I have been missing of late off the platform and here are theContinue reading “I Have Been Writing On The Medium Platform”

A Time For Everything Under The Sun

Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash “Home is where our story begins…” — author unknown Faded dreams –Remnants of a life once lived Whenever I pass an old broken dilapidated home, I become pensive. I wonder about the people who once lived there. I wonder about their hopes, their dreams, their aspirations. I think about how excited they mustContinue reading “A Time For Everything Under The Sun”

Grow Organic Squash — Improve Your Health

Image credit: Author Long Squash One of the main fruits we grow in our yearly garden is squash. A delight, best when cooked fresh! The variety shown above is one of many we grow in South America. It is also known as Chinese long squash. Chinese long squash, also called the Opo squash originated inContinue reading “Grow Organic Squash — Improve Your Health”