Tomorrow it will be May, the month of Mother’s Day.
An internet search tells me that Mother’s Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in May in 70 countries around the world, including Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Ethiopia, India, Japan, and here in the USA. In still more countries, Mother’s Day is celebrated on a different date or in a slightly different way, like Korea’s Parents Day. It seems that honoring moms is pretty universal.
Yet there are those who miss someone on a holiday like Mother’s Day.
Continue reading Mother’s Day: Blessing those who miss someone
In my previous blog, you can read about several ways that memoirs can be a blessing. Today, I’ll share a few examples.
Continue reading Three Memoirs
From almost the day after I was widowed, I’ve been reading memoirs. Other widows kept me company with their stories. Over the years since then, I have ventured into memoirs on writing, empty nesting, aging, different losses, other challenging experiences.
Continue reading Reading Memoirs
Blessing someone will often immediately bring one question to mind: What meal can I deliver? However, here’s a stumper:
Sometimes Nothing Sounds Good
Lately I’ve been in several conversations about lack of appetite. Continue reading Kitchen Creativity: When nothing tastes good
I’ve been spending every day with grandkids for a month or more, so when it came time to decide on a blog topic, naturally kids were on my mind. Continue reading Blessing the Kids
A friend contacted me last spring, asking for ideas. Margaret wanted to reach out to a family in need. Continue reading 20 Ideas for Filling a Gift Bag with Comfort — to bless almost anyone