1st Century … 21st Century

Welcome back to our New Beginnings series.

Two take aways, so far …

  1. Let your “beloveds” know how much you love them. (Find it Here)

2. The value of penning words of encouragement, love, and thanksgiving. (Find it Here)

Today, we take a 2020 real-life diversion …

I had not even finished editing the last two posts when a surprise life event happened to me … strikingly similar to these posts.


Second Saturday in January, our whole family found its way to a scarce (maybe I should say “sacred”, as auto-correct suggested) few hours together. I’m not complaining … I am forever grateful!! It’s every mother’s dream to have everyone together. At least, I think so.

I thought we were celebrating Christmas. We did … to completion, I thought. Then, my daughter walked in with a very lovely wrapped gold box and sparkly bow! I thought gift giving was done…