Broken Hearts

“The most irresistible beauty is the radiant glow from a kind and gentle heart.” Richelle E. Goodrich

It seems to me, that these are also the most vulnerable kind of hearts, the hearts that get broken so easily…but with lots of faith, love, and time, they somehow get put back together again, and are even kinder and gentler than before. Have you known people like that? I have, lots of them. They are the people I love the most, for their generosity, their warmth, their innate ability to love without counting the cost. They are the healers of our world.

Irresistible Beauty

The most irresistible beauty is the radiant glow from a kind and gentle heart.

–Richelle E. Goodrich

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Welcome March!

It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.

Rainer Maria Rilke

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Wordless Wednesday: Last of the Peonies in February

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Wordless Wednesday: Peonies in February

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A Hot Chocolate Kind of Day. And the Super Bowl Thing.

A snowy, chilly, February Saturday…I’ve spent the afternoon snuggling with Fiona (our cocker spaniel) on the couch, drinking hot chocolate–with lots of marshmallows, of course–and reading my new book about the Nazi Occupation of Paris, Les Parisiennes: Resistance, Collaboration, and the Women of Paris Under Nazi Occupation, by Anne Sebba. I love it so far, and highly recommend it, Sebba has an engaging narrative style that truly makes her prose come to life.

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