Three Card Monte

Is the media playing Three Card Monte with COVID-19?

Mar 12, 2020 at 08:00 am by Paulette Jackson 2

I love the TV show Leverage. One of my favorite episodes is "The Three Card Monte." A card trick, the dealer shows the player the Queen and tells the player to keep their eye.... Read More
Making Sense of Prayers

How to wrap your loved ones in love with prayers

Feb 24, 2020 at 09:00 am by Paulette Jackson

Prayers  they taste like chocolate comforting and sweet to savor And how … Like snow They fall upon the chaos covering it with blankets of forgiving white And s.... Read More
Valentine's Day

Declarations of Love for Valentine's Day

Feb 13, 2020 at 07:00 am by Paulette Jackson

His name was Walter and he was fourteen years old. School was out for the summer, and his mother was driving him to Texas to live with his two great uncles. Retired soldiers o.... Read More

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Feb 03, 2020 at 10:00 am by Paulette Jackson

  Certainty From man's perspective in this extraordinarygame of lifeIt is so easy to become confused and thinkyou are the doerBut from God's infinite certainty Hea.... Read More
Yellow warbler song bird singing in tree flowers by Scott Leslie, Fine Art America

The Gift of Help. Giving Birth to Hope

Jan 20, 2020 at 09:11 am by Paulette Jackson

Her son had a nasty cough for several days, so the nights were a little busy with up and downs. While he was "on the mend," the previous night brought the realization that ano.... Read More
The starlings have arrived

Murmerations as praise between ourselves and the Creator

Jan 02, 2020 at 10:00 am by Paulette Jackson

It felt like an omen – that muffled fluttering sound in the distance, getting closer. I could feel the vibrations. It was the murmurations of starlings – a flock o.... Read More
Christmas

OMG! Christmas is Coming!

Dec 19, 2019 at 11:19 am by Paulette Jackson

 And she brought forth her firstborn son and wrapped him in swaddling clothes and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn. And there.... Read More
In Honor of Veteran's Day

In Honor of Veteran's Day: They are the Sort of People...

Nov 11, 2019 at 07:00 am by Paulette Jackson

No one but a rebel can get their mitts on GodAt some point you will have to wean yourself from the pack.Wish the cares of others well. If you really want to do something for.... Read More

Wisdom: When the Story I Learn the Most From Is My Own

Oct 24, 2019 at 02:30 pm by Paulette Jackson

Since I was a young child, I have always loved stories with moral. From Uncle Wiggly to Aesop's Fables, I enjoyed the influence of the metaphorical muse. One of the most infl.... Read More

Anxiety. An Invitation to Attend to Ourselves.

Oct 04, 2019 at 12:00 pm by Paulette Jackson

Anxiety: Distress. Uncertainty. Agitated. Jittery. Perturbed. Bothered. Apprehensive. Upset. Worried. Uneasy. Nervous Nanny. I know these adjectives well, and also the senten.... Read More