Category Archives: Inspirational

A MEMORIAL DAY TRIBUTE

This Memorial Day, as we honor our fallen men and women in uniform who have served since America’s birth, let us take a moment to reflect upon the sacrifices they have made in the name of freedom for all. The … Continue reading

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NATIONAL POETRY MONTH

The Academy of American Poets created National Poetry Month in 1996 to build awareness of the rich heritage of classic and contemporary poets and poems and their impact on our culture. Celebrated by bookstores, libraries, schools, and bloggers, the hope … Continue reading

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PASSOVER: The Seder Dinner

The Seder Dinner Got matzah? That’s a good start in preparing for Passover, which begins at sundown Monday, March 25, and continues through Tuesday, April 2, this year. But many other additional foods and items are needed to perform a … Continue reading

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PALM SUNDAY: The Beginning of Holy Week

Christians around the world receive palm fronds today in many churches to symbolize the palms that were waved at Jesus and were laid in his path as he made his triumphal entry into Jerusalem the week before his death and … Continue reading

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WHAT TO DO IN SPRING: Mood Board

The warmest thoughts come with Springtime…of sunshine, blue skies, warm breezes, and dancing butterflies. It’s a time for long walks, meandering bike rides, and opening up the house to let in the freshness of the cool spring air, which is … Continue reading

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CELEBRATING SPRING!

Ah, springtime! Something in its name gives us hope. We can literally see the barren earth come back to life. The faded grasses turn green again and daffodils, those ambassadors of sunshine, dot the landscape. March 20 brings new life … Continue reading

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IRISH SAYINGS, BLESSINGS & EXPRESSIONS!

“Luck o’ the Irish to ye!” We’ve all heard that phrase countless times. But have you ever wondered why Irish lads and lasses are known as the lucky ones? Like many Irish sayings, those lighthearted words actually have a deeper … Continue reading

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

If you’re reading this from China, Armenia, Mongolia, or one of many countries that honor International Women’s Day (IWD) as a national holiday, enjoy your day off! Yes, it’s that big of a deal in some areas of the world…while … Continue reading

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NATIONAL ANTHEM DAY — March 3

Celebrate National Anthem Day! “Oh, say can you see by the dawn’s early light What so proudly we hailed at the twilight’s last gleaming…”   On March 3, 1931, President Herbert Hoover signed into law “The Star-Spangled Banner” as the … Continue reading

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“WHAT TO WRITE…” Offering Words of Encouragement

Offering Words of Encouragement, Cheer, Support and Sympathy There are those moments in life when we could all use a little encouragement, a kind word, a gentle wish, a hearfelt prayer. They’re the little things that inspire us to believe … Continue reading

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