Christmas · Christmas tree · Weekly Photo Challenge

We Who Have. The Haves and Have Nots

The hushed darkness slowly comes alive as candles, one-by-one, are lighted spreading a soft glow throughout the sanctuary. ‘Silent night, holy night, all is calm, all is bright…” Voices raised in unison, honoring the birth of a child who after 2000 years continues to be a beacon of love and hope to millions of Christians.… Continue reading We Who Have. The Haves and Have Nots

doglet · Jasmine · Jaz · Jazz · love

6 Pounds of Love

A sharp, piercing cry, and she was gone. My 6-pound loveable doglet Jasmine died. Suddenly. Unexpectedly. Quickly. And I hate it. She was an adorable little princess. Full of energy. Lively. And an insistent ‘hold me all the time’ companion. The blow of grief struck my heart as I held her limp body and cried… Continue reading 6 Pounds of Love

fear · inspiration · love · reblog · trust

I Trust You — Living, Learning and Letting Go

Thank you to living, learning and letting go for sharing this wonderful video. It speaks to this special season of love, peace and embracing each other. And thanks to Willow’s Corner for passing it on. Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and share the love. https://willowscottling.wordpress.com/2016/12/18/i-trust-you-living-learning-and-letting-go/comment-page-1/#comment-3957

Caring · Divisiveness · Donald Trump · fear · hate · Hillary Clinton · inclusiveness · Lies · love · reblog · The Happy Traveler · voting

What Comes Next?

Originally posted on The Happy Traveler:
I heard a news commentator say this morning, with some unrealized optimism, that perhaps the Presidential Debates that begin tomorrow night will at long last be the beginning of a “serious Presidential Contest.” The Los Angeles Times states that, “Scope of Trump’s falsehoods unprecedented for a modern presidential candidate.”…

Community · fear · hate · Pr

Peace Be Upon You

Originally posted on Around ZuZu's Barn:
Protected by darkness last Thursday night, a hooded figure crept up to the Community Center of Masjid Al-Hoda. He smashed a window with an ax, painted anti-Muslim graffiti on the front of the Mosque and then, like the coward he is, ran away. This afternoon, people of all…

Hugs · humor · love · musings · Touches · writespiration

A Hug is Still a Hug

She greets me at the door, jumping, spinning, wanting my full attention, demanding to be touched, acknowledged, held. She craves to have my arms wrapped around her in a loving embrace, holding her with tenderness and purpose. She dashes off wanting to show me what has held her interest throughout the day. She enthusiastically drags toys, balls, and stuffed animals to… Continue reading A Hug is Still a Hug