How Can We Have Hope

How can we have hope In times so full of fear; When troubles seem to boil, Robbing us of peace and cheer?   How can we hold on When violence is brewing; Pouring into our streets, Its hateful venom spewing?   The answer is this; Its secret not hidden: Surroundings can’t stop her, For hopeContinue reading “How Can We Have Hope”


I will reach higher; If I happen to fall, I will get up, Dust myself off And try again.   I will look farther; If I don’t see at all, I will grow still, Quietly wait, Carefully attend.   I will hope stronger; Obey the deeper call Of my own heart; The soft voice ofContinue reading “DEEPER CALL”


Stretch the limits Of your expectations; Of what you already know. Stretch the limits Until you have found Inspiration for your soul.   Stretch the limits Of what you thought possible; Of all your wishes and dreams; Stretch the limits Until you have learned Life is bigger than it seems.   Stretch the limits; ThenContinue reading “STRETCH THE LIMITS”


Rainbows are signs of hope, Reminders of promise That help us to press on And watch for better times ahead. They can’t come without rain,, Sent to wash and nourish, Often so dark and cold, Settling like a wet blanket. All creation huddles, Tucked in against the rain That falls like endless tears As MotherContinue reading “RAINBOWS”


Crisp air mixed with sunshine in the morning. The first bird songs of Spring. Crocus in full bloom, surrounded by snow. Beautiful music that stirs your soul. A baby’s exuberant laugh. The sound of a brook or rushing river. A hot meal at the end of a busy day. A tall glass of water. ReallyContinue reading “REFRESHMENT”


Keep reaching higher, Ever holding to your goal; Your belief that you can do it is most important.     Take breaks to rest and plan; One step at a time; not leaps and bounds.     Soon you’ll begin to notice Undeniable signs of progress Coming your way; Catching your attention; Encouraging you asContinue reading “KEY TO SUCCESS”


The overcoming spirit is neither cruel nor mean; Not especially crude or rough. Persevering, this spirit is tenacious and strong; Well disciplined, determined and tough.   Such a one is steadfast in seeking wisdom and strength, Nourished by courage and hope. Armed with understanding that “can’ts” are just distractions; That there are treasures to findContinue reading “THE OVERCOMING SPIRIT”

Prosperity: The Journey that Starts Within; Personal beliefs and wellness

Each of us is responsible for our own wellness: We live according to what we believe, which is a matter of heart rather than logical mind. Beliefs come from within. They are reflected in our choices; in the relationships and things we create, including friendships, home environment, work and simpler things like thought and mood.Continue reading “Prosperity: The Journey that Starts Within; Personal beliefs and wellness”