Friendships with Commas

A long-time friend once said to me, “We have a friendship, with commas.” “What does that mean?” I asked. “It means that, no matter how much time has passed, we pick up our conversation where we left off. There are no “periods” in our friendship timeline.” This memory floated into my thoughts as I wasContinue reading “Friendships with Commas”

Grace for Others

  Remember when you were in grade school and someone else got picked to be teacher’s helper?  Remember when your friend achieved an “A” when you only received a “B+” on the final math test? Remember when you found out someone was making a higher salary?   Were you thankful?   “It is delightfully easyContinue reading “Grace for Others”

Florists – This post is for you!

There will come a time when the flowers will fall asleep in the snow.  My walks will become more brisk and I will have a warm cloak and scarf to ward off the chill.   The leaves will cushion the walkways even as the earth accepts the coldness. Florists make our world beautiful all year around.  Continue reading “Florists – This post is for you!”