Gems 6.189

I hope you’re having a beautiful day. ♡
Here’s another light-filled ¤ Gem ¤

Image by Simon Matzinger from Pixabay

“Of course there must be lots of Magic in the world,” he said wisely one day, “but people don’t know what it is like or how to make it. Perhaps the beginning is just to say nice things are going to happen until you make them happen. I am going to try and experiment.”

-Frances Hodgson Burnett

Happy Friday. I hope to share some more Johnny O. poetry in a couple of weeks. Have a lovely weekend.


Gems 5.33

I hope you’re having a beautiful day. ♡
Here’s another light-filled ¤ Gem ¤


Photo by Stefan Keller, Pixabay


You’re Invited

Today is my missing adult son Ben‘s 35th birthday.  As mentioned in 5.20, you’re invited to join me in kicking off  a year of SAoKs (Small Acts of Kindness) called Buttons for Benjamin.  The challenge starts today and runs for three weeks.  The link is here.  It’s hosted on  If you join, you receive one email a day and zero spam.

Every Tuesday beginning February 28th, I’ll post a special Gem called “Full of Grace” with a photo and a blurb about each of the SAoks the week before.  If the small act is a face-to-face meeting with someone new, I’ll hand out a button to get the word out about Ben.

Even if you don’t join, please send good thoughts and picture him home again, safe at last.

  Thank you.


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