Life Lesson 20: Be Grateful for Little Things, Especially When Life Isn’t Going Well

Have you ever had a day where everything is going along great and then, all of a sudden, you wind up in an ambulance on your way to the hospital? Well, that happened to me Tuesday, March 30th. I was attending an English immersion program, working as a volunteer to help Spanish people improve their … Continue reading Life Lesson 20: Be Grateful for Little Things, Especially When Life Isn’t Going Well

Spending Thanksgiving apart, but still thankful

In the past, our family would gather at my sister Elizabeth's house in Chicagoland to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner together. They would cook a turkey with stuffing and other invited guests would bring a side dish, dessert or appetizer. It was always a great feast and very enjoyable to gather together and catch up on each … Continue reading Spending Thanksgiving apart, but still thankful

A prayer for people in lockdown

This beautiful prayer was written by an English friend of mine named Geoff Cooper. We are in Torrevieja Writer's Circle together and sing together in Andante International Choir, a classical choir made up of people from at least 10 different countries living on the Costa Blanca. (This link gives more information about our choir. https://wordpress.com/block-editor/post/spainwriter.home.blog/1300. … Continue reading A prayer for people in lockdown