A Mother’s Heart

They say the first time your kids cannot make it home for the holidays is the hardest. I believe it. I believed it before it happened to me but the reality of it is brutal. The tears keep rolling, down my face. It is not like I am ungrateful for the two kids who did…

Beauty! Why?

Why is beauty important? I think we are so wrapped up in the basic pursuit of survival that we often over look the benefit of beauty and yet as humans we subconsciously insist on it. I have seen people in extreme poverty wrap a ribbon around an old worn curtain, or save a cookie tin…