Precious Gems

Dan Frugalberg


String of hearts so woven, pledge of love and care,
Precious gems to cherish, which other bids compare?
Blessing from the Almighty, whose very nature share,
Man, what joy fulfilling! His wife and children fair.
~ D.F.

“Your wife shall be like a fruitful vine within your house, Your children like olive plants around your table.”
~ Psalm 128:3

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Let it Go

Letting Go for a more peaceful, joyful life.


Let it Go

A friend mentioned recently that like Elsa in the Disney movie, Frozen, we all need to let it go. I thought about that for a moment, and the context with which she was speaking,  then said, “Elsa didn’t let go, she ran away. Then she lived in isolation, trapped by that from which she was running. As a result, all hell broke loose.” But I do understand what my friend meant, and I agree. Let go, but don’t run away.

We all have hurts. We all have suffered certain trauma; some big, some small. Unless dealt with, these hurts leave their mark within our being. We create within ourselves a pain center. Then, everything that unfolds in our life, the good and the bad, the blessings and the woes, all meet up against this pain center.

And as our life plays out, it does so viewed, felt and processed through…

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