UMUS4GV

UMUS4GV. How’s that for a license plate? UMUS4GV. Thank you to whoever did that one, what a sensational reminder for us all when we are driving on the Beltway (and driving our own life). I’ve been contemplating forgiveness quite a bit these days. The Bible talks a lot about forgiveness. Its so, so important. As a “Jesus…

Happy Easter Monday

First, here is a little gift from me to you… Cuteness overlad, right? I just can’t stop smiling with this little one. She is my sweet granddaughter, Ellie, enjoying her new Easter book on Good Friday. I’d like to say that at nearly a year old she is an avid reader and knows what is…

Tale of Two Wolves

There is a Cherokee Indian tale that goes something like this: An old Cherokee is teaching his grandson about life. “A fight is going on inside me,” he said to the boy.  “It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One is evil—he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt,…

Prayer of St. Francis

Ever read something and just feel it in your soul? The Prayer of St. Francis does that for me. Lord, make me an instrument of your peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love. Where there is injury, pardon. Where there is doubt, faith. Where there is despair, hope. Where there is darkness, light.…

Our Deepest Fear

IMHO, these are the most inspiring words outside of the Bible that have ever been written: “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant,…