Easter Blessings

“Easter is… Joining in a birdsong, Eying an early sunrise, Smelling yellow daffodils, Unbolting windows and doors, Skipping through meadows, Cuddling newborns, Hoping, believing, Reviving spent life, Inhaling fresh air, Sprinkling seeds along furrows, Tracking in the mud. Easter is the soul’s first taste of spring.” – Richelle E. Goodrich, Making wishes “If anyone or anything tries to curse or […]


Happy St. Patrick’s Day

“Now when the primrose makes a splendid show, and lilies face the March-winds in full blow, and humbler growths as moved with one desire put on, to welcome spring, their best attire…” – William Wordsworth, Poor Robin, March 1840 “St. Patrick’s Day is here, you see. We’ll pick some shamrocks, one, two, three. We’ll count the leaves and […]


Christmas Cheer

“May you have the gladness of Christmas which is hope; The spirit of Christmas which is peace; The heart of Christmas which is love.”         – Ada V. Hendricks October Transitioning was to be my last personal newsletter until I was ready  to provide the launch date for Lords and Lepers, hopefully by spring 2018 at […]


October Transitioning

“In the garden, autumn is, indeed the crowning glory of the year, bringing us the fruition of months of thought and care and toil. And at no season, safe perhaps in daffodil time, do we get such superb colour effects as from August to November.” – Rose G. Kingsley, The Autumn Garden “There is no season […]


Symmetry in September

“But now in September the garden has cooled, and with it my possessiveness. The sun warms my back instead of beating on my head. The harvest has dwindled, and I have grown apart from the intense midsummer relationship that brought it on.” – Robert Finch “Tis the last rose of summer. Left blooming alone; all […]


August Accolades

  “There is a harmony in autumn, and a lustre in its sky, which through the summer is not heard or seen, as if it could not be, as if it had not been.” – Percy Bysshe Shelley   “August rushes by like desert rainfall, a flood of frenzied upheaval, expected, but still catching me […]


July Celebrations

“The linden, in the fervours of July, hums with a louder concert. When the wind sweeps the broad forest in its summer prime, as when some master-hand exulting sweeps the keys of some great organ, ye give forth the music of the woodlands depths, a hymn of gladness and of thanks.” – William Cullen Bryant, […]


June Visualizations

“It’s beautiful the summer month of June when all of God’s own wildflowers are in bloom. And sun shines brightly most part of the day, and butterflies o’er lush green meadows play.” – Francis Duggan, June “This is June, the month of grass and leaves…already the aspens are trembling again, and a new summer is offered me. […]


May Musings

“What is so sweet and dear as a prosperous morn in May, the confident prime of the day, and the dauntless youth of the year, when nothing that asks for bliss, asking aright, is denied?” – William Watson, Ode in May, 1880 “The new earth quickens as you rise. The May Queen is waiting. Feel […]

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