Tag Archives: hope

Taking Steps to Protect Our Earth

I grew up in New Jersey, in a suburb of New York City, my house overlooking the Manhattan skyline. I have always considered myself a “city girl,” and I’m proud of it. At the same time, my parents did a … Continue reading

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In Between

It’s Saturday, the in-between day. The one after Good Friday, but before the celebration of Easter Sunday can be fully realized. It is a day of waiting, hoping, contemplating. Our community observed this day by setting aside a room designated … Continue reading

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Back

It has been several months since I’ve written. I can justify by saying that I had moved to a foreign country and was going through a difficult time (which is true), that the internet was frustrating here (oh, it is), … Continue reading

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Thankfulness abounds

It is Thanksgiving, and there is a chill in the air here in Belize. In fact, I even put on a sweatshirt today, and am reminded of the East Coast fall weather I so missed this year. I am feeling … Continue reading

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Good Questions in Hard Places

Tonight, as I sat on my back porch, and the rain fell lightly, I reflected on  recent difficulties. My husband have been in a waiting period for a while, trying to determine plans for the future. It looks as if … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day

Ever since I can remember, my family has celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with zeal. We wore green, we drank green milk, we ate corned beef and cabbage & Irish Soda Bread from my great-grandma Catherine’s recipe, we listened to Irish … Continue reading

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Spring is coming

I’ve been feeling a little down lately, overwhelmed by personal, familial, work, and global issues. Today, after school, instead of going home and sleeping, like I really wanted to do, I forced myself to take a walk by the river … Continue reading

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