I hope everyone made the most of their Thanksgiving holiday. We should be giving thanks to the Heavens and spending time with family all year 'round, but this is the official day when everyone participates together. For us, Thanksgiving looks a little different because of our understanding of history, belief systems, family, and... Continue Reading →
One of my all-time favorite activities growing up was reading, both silently and out loud to my mother. Recently, we've picked the tradition back up by reading before bed. As Alura has mentioned in this new article, it's a wonderful way to better your physical and mental health, build your vocabulary, better family time and... Continue Reading →
A video everyone needs to see and contemplate. Subscribe and turn on notifications for her channel to get more advice, insight, and uplifting videos. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XByQNGivK34
Brand-new poem I just had to share.
They say there is no Heaven, yet they marvel at the flowers
And submit their lives and souls to the passages of the Hours.
They say there is no Heaven, yet not one of them can stand
Against the raging winds and rains that buffet every land.
They say there is no Heaven, yet they fear the burning flames –
The ice, the lightning, hail, and stones that treat all men the same.
Fairies chuckle, Dryads sigh at man’s rebellious face –
Merfolk shake their heads at the open heart erased.
As men take pride in death and plagues…
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It's a time of testing for me, which is one of the reasons why content on this blog has been delayed a little bit. I'm learning a lot and having to apply more of what I know. Although I've been very uncomfortable lately, I have been assured that if I keep on the path I'm... Continue Reading →
This post was inspired by the "Weekly Smile" prompt on Trent's World (the blog) . Feel free to check out the rules and participate! While this week has had it's ups and downs, I've remained steadfastly determined to be as positive as possible. I know from the advice given by my mentor that as long... Continue Reading →
If people were to get a peek into my activities this year, they probably wouldn't think I was celebrating at all. While the Grianstad festival does include the day most people now call Halloween, we've never observed that day. Our festival is about giving thanks, helping others, and preparing for the winter - not... Continue Reading →
During this season, we're celebrating the Grianstad festival. This is our third year of keeping this tradition, and while there have been many changes in our lives recently, we've decided to bring back some of the good old days by incorporating activities that few people do anymore. For example, this year we are making... Continue Reading →