Posts tagged gifts

Freedom FROM— and Freedom TO—

Freedom FROM— and Freedom TO—

Every July 4th, I hear fireworks go off outside my window. My cats relive their annual disgruntlement at the disturbing random noises and retreat to the bedroom in silent protest. But in my mind, the neighborhood’s yearly snaps, pops and BOOMS are always overlaid with a sense of exuberance and exultation, for to me they […]

Thoughts of Thanksgiving

Thoughts of Thanksgiving

  For me, Thanksgiving is more than a calendar day, though it is great to set aside a day specifically for giving thanks.  And it is more than a season, though it is certainly appropriate to show gratitude at harvest time for Mother Earth’s loving gifts of food and natural beauty–that riot of color and […]