I don't believe in coincidences. It's been years since I picked up Acts of Faith, by Iyanla Vanzant. I opened the cover and saw this beautiful dedication. Dear Alicia, Let your light so shine before the world that they may see your good works! Love and God bless, Patricia H. 10/11/06 May we all continue… Continue reading Let Your Light Shine!
Taught to hate! I am home and the first thing I arrive to are headlines about nine people murdered by a white supremacist in Charleston. After being surrounded by so much peace, so much acceptance, so much love and faith, surrounded by people who are dealing with their own tragedy and devastation... today I return… Continue reading Nepal Trip ~ Day 59: I AM Home Safe and Sound!
People have know idea who we really are and what we have been through. Sometimes its hard to remember the good qualities we possess. "You never really know a man until you understand things from his point of view, until you climb into his skin and walk around in it." - I can't remember… Continue reading Nepal Trip ~ Day 58: A Kind Act!
My flight leaves soon. I am going home! It has been a long journey. I have said all my goodbyes. I will miss my team terribly. There were so many tears, so much laughter, so many stories, and so many memories I have made that will stay with me always. Now that I am… Continue reading Nepal Trip ~ Day 57: Going Home ~ Starting From ZERO!
Its not cute to be poor. Its less attractive to move in the world believing we are poor. There was a time I hated my life. I wanted something else. I wanted something more. I wanted another life! I wanted what someone else had. I was mad about others having the life I felt I… Continue reading Nepal Trip ~ Day 56: Poverty is NOT Humility!
It's time to live. Not another, day, second, moment to waste. Aché Day 20 Today I am grateful for Spirit... the source, the force, that sustains me, guides me, protects me and those I love. Today I am grateful for my blessings... abundant, daily, and found in everything. Today I am grateful for my gifts.… Continue reading Time To Live!
We could all use a lesson in kindness... I recently met a woman who emanates the epitome of kindness. She gives expecting nothing... She shares her resources freely... withholding nothing... She connects with you and makes you feel important and special... She's generous with her time, ideas, and advice... She walks with grace... She is… Continue reading Lesson in Kindness
People come into our lives to teach us something. Yes all people come into our lives for a reason. I spent some time in my daughter's grandfather's art workshop. I looked at each of his paintings. His many paints and brushes intact... everything exactly as he left them. Life will move on... But the memory… Continue reading Walk as slow as you can… you will arrive!