Whatsoever things

Do you know the primary purpose of romance writing? Romance gives hope. Not just today’s romance, which runs the gamut from sweet, chaste discovery of new love to erotic passion with no real love at all. It is also the romantic writers of the past, who chose to focus on the beauty of the world…

Giving Thanks

Happy Thanksgiving! Without reservation, I am thankful for you. If we are family or friends, then you have enriched my life beyond measure, and I love you even if we have not spoken in years. If we are only aware of each other because of our posts, then you are precious to me for knowing…

The Respite I Owe You

Welcome to a new day! The news would have us believe that the world is on fire and there is terror and despair in every corner. This is not true. It has never been true. The world is a wonderful, beautiful place, and there are far more good people than bad. I sat in the…

Meditation

A friend has recently begun blogging, and I have read her words with joy and amazement. She has revealed aspects of herself that I never suspected because she is so quiet and reserved in person. She has inspired me to share some things that I have hesitated to share before. First and foremost, I must say…