Tag Archives: Sanctuary

3 3 17 Distracted by the Light

“To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.”~A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. My mother was the kind of housewife who hated the mundane repetition of regular cleaning and dusting.  She much preferred those jobs that required some degree of creativity.  She loved to bake, crafting endless variations on a theme (a friend […]

FMM 01 06 17 Silence is Golden

“I have learnt silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers.” ~ Khalil Gibran. My Auntie Elsie remained unmarried until she died. She was the eldest of six children, and we don’t know if it was because she stayed home to take […]