Tag: laughter

lessons learned: faith and fancy with a little mischief for good measure

At this time of year, I fondly remember my dear friend, Cheryl.  You see, a few years ago before she passed away from her third round of cancer (she liked to challenge the odds and live passionately), I spontaneously took a week in late…

what the Muppets can teach us about Advent

One of my favorite holiday traditions is the annual viewing of The Muppet Christmas Carol.  I have loved the Muppets since childhood, and as an adult, I came to appreciate the gentle lessons they teach us about life.  Through humor, word, and deed, they…

meditation card: joy

I found this photo last winter when days were dark, and it seemed the light of Spring would never come.  The minute I stumbled up on it, my heart exploded, and I caught myself smiling.  There is something utterly pure and delightful about the…