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The ‘To-Do’ List Takeover

Published on December 18, 2013 By JoanK

I felt it coming.  Sweeping into my life, predictably showing up 5-10 days before Christmas, the annual Christmas ‘To-Do’ list takeover.  Through the years it has become an expert in overwhelming my thoughts, actions, feelings, schedule and everything else connected with the last two weeks of December.  I become a robot, transfixed with checking off […]

One More Circle Round the Sun

Published on January 1, 2013 By JoanK

Sending you New Year blessings from “Come to the Edge Today”!  This year, let us  leap and soar in the experience of Who we really are!  Let us revel in the gift of L-I-F-E as we take ‘One More Circle Round the Sun’.   One More Circle Lyrics We have been weighed down by sadness like a stone And […]

Breath of Heaven

Published on December 20, 2012 By JoanK

    I wrote this reflection last Christmas.  The journey, trust and faith of Mary and Joseph give me hope and courage this season as we embrace the families of Connecticut……. ________________________________________________________ Our lives have changed since celebrating Christmas last year.  Are you asking yourself and asking God, “What do I do?  How am I […]

Because It’s Christmas – A Time For Love

Published on December 25, 2011 By JoanK

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to the children in us all! Because It’s Christmas – Barry Manilow Tonight the stars shine for the children And light the way for dreams to fly Tonight our love comes wrapped in ribbons The world is right And hopes are high And from a dark And frosted window […]

The Night Before Christmas

Published on December 24, 2011 By JoanK

  The MAGIC of  this Christmas Eve  is more than memories, more than celebrating the Christmas story,  more than gifts and preparations – oh, SO much more! THIS Christmas is for celebrating  who we are,  just as we  are (!) –  reaching out – giving and receiving Love to those who are in our life TODAY.  We don’t have to […]

My Favorite Things

Published on December 23, 2011 By JoanK

Christmas is a time for allowing our favorite things: Joy, Delight, Laughter and Smiles!  The ingredients for joy surround us – the question is whether we 1. see them 2. allow them to touch us. So, to get things started, I thought I’d share a few of my “favorite things”.  I hope you enjoy these simple delights of the season and […]

Top 20 Reasons Why Gratitude is the Best Christmas Gift

Published on December 22, 2011 By JoanK

  Thankfulness –  Gratitude – Appreciation 3 words that shape lives.  We use them frequently during this Christmas/Holiday season:  “Thanks for the gift”, “I appreciate your help”, “I am grateful for your presence here tonight”.  These words and ways of “being” are exceptional tools for creating a “Come to the Edge Today” life, so how […]