Category Archives: Life and Hope

Trust and Give Thanks —

An ordinary favor we do for someone or any compassionate reaching out may seem to be going nowhere at first, but may be planting a seed we can’t see right now. Sometimes we need to just do the best we … Continue reading

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A Couple of Coincidences ~ an Extra Special Day

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‘Where shall we go on Wednesday,’ I asked hubby last weekend. This led to a discussion: ‘Part of the West Highland Way?’ ~ ‘Too far.’ ‘Leith back towards Queensferry?’ ~ ‘Not sure.’ ‘Up the Lomund Hills or the Largs?’ ~ ‘Might … Continue reading

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Getting the balance right ~ Shake, shake, shake!

Do you ever shed tears watching the news? Suffering abounds from hurricanes to terrorist attacks to mass murders. It is so hard not to feel anxious and depressed about the world and its people at times. Do you think we … Continue reading

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Restoration, healing and the beauty of nature

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We visited Loch Ore Meadows just outside of Lochgelly, Fife today, only a few miles inland from where we live. The Loch and reclaimed landscape surrounding it, was once a site of many collieries, places where many local folks toiled … Continue reading

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Let’s pray for Tolerance, Openness and Understanding

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I was a teacher most of my working life, having the unique experience of influencing the learning and attitudes of children and young adults who spoke a wide variety of languages, were born in as many countries and followed a … Continue reading

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Gratitude

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On Facebook today I was drawn to posts saying thank you and people counting their blessings. It was a sentiment I felt the power of today.   Thank you for the rain. Thank you for the evening sunshine over the … Continue reading

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Peace ~ Lord, Make us instruments of your peace

Prayer of St Francis Lord, Make us instruments of your peace, Where there is hatred, let your love increase Lord, make us instruments of your peace, Walls of pride and prejudice shall cease When we are your instruments of peace. … Continue reading

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