Why Having Our Freedom is Cause for Big Celebration!

    This coming Thursday in the US we are celebrating our Declaration of Independence when on July 4, 1776 our Congress declared that the original American colonies were no longer subject to Great Britain’s rule. This is an important day in our history and every year we celebrate with …

Valentine’s Day – Loving Ourselves and Others

Happy Valentine’s Day! Dear friends, A confession – Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays. I have always loved the colors and fun of Valentine’s Day and everything associated with it. I remember as a child staying up way too late, making valentines for my classmates with lace doilies and colored …

Embracing Winter’s Message

On this eve of the Winter Solstice I have been pondering the gift of this time of year. I have to admit that I have been known to say more than once “I would love Fall if Winter didn’t follow it”. I am not a lover of the cold, lack …