January, 2017

Beginnings

The foundation of our relationship with God can be found in this Biblical statement: “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.”       (The Eternal Word… John 1:1) and, “the Word became flesh.”[John 1:14] I doubt that most people have…

New Directions: The Power of Yin

New Beginnings – what an apt subject for this time of the year – not only because most of us have been making New Year resolutions but here in America this is so much more significant. Based upon the presidential election results, there potentially may be a new…

Discover Martinique

Early one morning in October 2016, I received a travel alert via email. I get a lot of them, as I am signed up with various travel sites, such as theflightdeal.com, travelzoo, secretflying.com and a few others. I saw one that grabbed my interest which was a flight…

Cheers: A Post by Mary Beth Willis

This is where I am at the end of 2016. If I could use one word to describe 2016, it might be “overwhelming”. I know- wah wah… not exactly a battle cry. I feel like most of what life threw at me this year were things I just…

Russian Roulette

There’s a song by Rhianna entitled Russian Roulette…Here’s a snippet of the lyrics: “Say a prayer to yourself. He says close your eyes; sometimes it helps. And then I get a scary thought that he’s here means he’s never lost. And you can see my heart beating. You…

Asha’s Attic

Upon, walking up the steep narrow stairway that leads to Asha’s Attic you are greeted with an oversized children’s book titled Asha’s Attic and a handcrafted sign created by the owner to let you know you’ve arrived to the most original resale shop in Chicago. The attic, as…