Consider contentment.

The notion of happiness and sadness seems to be two separate emotions however, according to Darling’s philosophy, they are apparently, “the same emotion, separated only by time.” This is something that he has tried to impress upon us, three emotional women in his life, over the years. It occurred to me that he might wellContinue reading “Consider contentment.”

Epiphany at Advent.

The beginning of the season of Advent is one of expectation and simmering excitement, if not spiritually then at least festively. The planning and preparation that goes into annual family gatherings lends some stress to the logistical scenario of accommodation, food, gifting and even tricky relationships – every family has them in some shape orContinue reading “Epiphany at Advent.”