Lent 2021: Day 24

  Good morning! The following article on kindness appeared in the Ottawa Citizen on March 17, 1942. The title \”Everyone Can Afford Kindness\” initially caught my eye. Then I was struck by the enduring nature of an article about kindness from 1942. Whether it\’s 1942 or 2021, we can all stand to be kind and \”considerateContinue reading “Lent 2021: Day 24”

5 Things: Cabin Fever Edition Week 6

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great week like the healthcare workers who received a little help from a clever 12-year-old and his 3D printer. It\’s just the little touch of relief in a chaotic situation that means the world to someone. I sincerely hope that you had a moment like that this week…Continue reading “5 Things: Cabin Fever Edition Week 6”

5 Things: Wishful Tea Edition

Happy Friday! Hope all you US folks had a wonderful Thanksgiving and everyone had a great week… and maybe had your week brightened like the students and staff of Paradise High School. I\’m reminded of a quote from Mister Rogers: \”Look for the helpers.\” It\’s a good reminder to look at the incredible hearts and handsContinue reading “5 Things: Wishful Tea Edition”

5 Things: Post-Thanksgiving Edition

Happy Friday! Hope all you Americans had a wonderful Thanksgiving and the rest of you a wonderful week. 1) First, here\’s a heartwarming story from Lisa Lovatt-Smith regarding her life as a foster mother beginning when she was 23. I\’m looking forward to reading her book! 2) Looking for a new ornament craft to make?Continue reading “5 Things: Post-Thanksgiving Edition”

5 Things: Tea and Crafts Edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all are thawing out nicely as it appears to have been quite cold again this week in most of the US. (If you live somewhere warm, I\’m super jealous right now!) Here are some nice, warm things to check out this week: 1) Chinese New Year is next week (January 31st)Continue reading “5 Things: Tea and Crafts Edition”