Easter In My Life

Years ago, when I was recovering from illness and major surgery, and passings of loved ones, the Easter Story gave me hope.  And more so all the time.

I remember thinking one day, “If life reverses, then life can reverse again.”

Simple meals and errands fill me with joy.

Ellen Grace Olinger
April 7, 2017

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Christmas Season 2012

28. We bought smoked salmon for the family Christmas party, at Ewig’s (Port Washington).

29.  Cod at Judi’s Place for an early lunch

30.  Emails, cards, today, this week, comments & likes – my cup runneth over

31.  Lavender soap

32.  Winter Come Gently – CD by Amy Shreve

33.  Sun in my soul in the sunroom

34.  Days getting longer

35.  Christmas cactus flower

36.  Oatmeal with low-fat eggnog

37.  Blog themes, backgrounds, widgets

38.  Supportive friends

39.  Letter from family

40.  The light is passed from one blog to another.

41.  Art & friendship give me life everyday.

42.  Quiet memories – acceptance

43.  Health

44.  Four generations

45.  Able to offer work for a contest & publication – as well as my dearly loved blogs!

46.  Wreath & greens from Karl

47.  Downstairs – Karl decorated with lights – greens around the patio door & mantle

48.  Reading Ann Voskamp

49.  Fragrance of evergreens

December 25, 2012

50.  Christmas

 

Lovely blog conversations

Beginning with this post, I’ll reprint several blessings at a time from my handwritten journals.

20. Lovely blog conversations

21.  Decaff coffee

22. We all offer inspiration.

23.  Poems will be in the Winter Time Of Singing (TOS).  Email from the editor, Lora Homan Zill.

24.  Grateful for Charles A. Waugaman, who was editor when I began with TOS, and the books we published – also with Lora and many poets/artists.

25.  Wrote a new poem.

26.  Sun is shining, storm is over – we didn’t lose power at all.

27.  Reading the Psalms – my study – so cozy – art and friendship

December 2012