Goodbye Mr. Lennon

38 years ago today, a deranged man walked up to perhaps the most talented singer/songwriter there ever was….and blew him away in the doorway of his NY City apartment building. Time stopped for me that day. It was the first death that I experienced of a loved one. The first time I was personally affected…

The Journey IS The Destination

From “Aging Gracefully” my new blog! “Welcome to my new blog “Aging Gracefully” (aginggracefullyliving.wordpress.com)…… As Elder Ministry Coordinator for The American Baptist Churches of Massachusetts, I sincerely hope and pray that the information shared here will be helpful and informative. Church is one of the few places in our society where people of all ages…

Cuttyhunk Magic

My plan was to shut off social media for the week that I am on Cuttyhunk…..but the stories here are just too good not to tell. Since I use my blog and Facebook as a type of journal to record memories for my own use, I decided I will limit myself to a post a…

The Pleasure Principle

Today, in Yoga class, I was given a “truth bomb” card. It came from a stack of cards with various messages on them. The one that I got today blew my mind- because it was PERFECT for where I am right now in my journey. It said this: “Pleasure is Power”. I shared this thought…

Dressing for Battle

I should probably refrain from writing this until I have heard the sermon (which was supposed to be amazing)….But I am thinking about why people love weddings so much. I don’t know about everyone else …..But this is why I do….. It’s not the flowers, or the fancy dresses or the beautiful music or the…