Strengthening Community Well-being

Dear Friends, I woke up this morning feeling grateful for the good night's rest and the soft glow that enters the room in the early morning. The beauty of┬álife is my focus today. As I plan the activities that I will carry out┬áthis week, the songs of several birds are clear. I delight in being … Continue reading Strengthening Community Well-being

Elevating Standards for Self-Expression

Dear Friends, I walked around the yard earlier this morning, feeling the sun on my arms and resting my eyes on the tiny, colorful blooms that exploded overnight in a small patch of weeds that has made its residence between the paving stones along the path. I considered pulling them out but decided to let … Continue reading Elevating Standards for Self-Expression

Celebrating 200 Years of Independence in Costa Rica

Dear Friends, A lovely renewal Sunday greets me. There are no church bells ringing, only the chatter of birds as they vocalize their location across the blue skies. They, like us, are social animals. Unlike us, however, they have not been restricted from travel and continue to enjoy opportunities and venues for socializing by simply … Continue reading Celebrating 200 Years of Independence in Costa Rica