Category Archives: Patience

Hoping at Christmas

Is there something you unpack at Christmastime that fills you with nostalgia for Christmases past? When you bring out the garland and ornaments and decorations, what takes you on a mental journey back through time? For me, it’s Sunny the Bear. Each year, Sunny … Continue reading

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Picturing Peace

How do you picture peace? Is your life peaceful on the surface but maybe not so peaceful just below? This is the tranquil scene I found recently in the countryside of Massachusetts. Trees turning red and yellow in early autumn, … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks for the Now

Autumn brings us an array of changing leaves. What do you think of when you see the reds and oranges, and yellows? Beauty, for sure. This season, I’ve also been more aware of how short a time this breathtaking palette … Continue reading

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Digging In When You Want to Give Up

Need a shot of perseverance? Try meandering through the recreated village of Plymouth, originally built by Pilgrims in 1620. You’ll get a clear picture of what it is to stick it out when it would be easier to give up. The Pilgrims of Plymouth are famous … Continue reading

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Inspiration from the Concord Bridge

Do you ever feel discouraged into inaction? Afraid to tackle something because it seems mundane in the face of a greater problem? The North Bridge in Concord is known in America as the site of the beginning of the Revolutionary … Continue reading

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Good Reads: Learning from the Serum Run

The Cruelest Miles by Gay and Laney Salisbury Need encouragement to just keep on doing what you need to be doing for  another day? This book may be just the story to inspire you. A diphtheria epidemic breaks out in Nome, Alaska in … Continue reading

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Finding Lighthouses in a Forest

Do you ever feel like your life is on hold? Like you’ve lost momentum? Thinking you were made to do something more, something great, but your potential is hidden at the moment? In a forest in Eastham, Cape Cod, you will … Continue reading

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