Category Creating Loveliness

Lovely Thing ~ A Simple Fall Wardrobe

The weatherman has promised cooler days this week, so I took it as the go-ahead to ready my closet for fall. (Of course, sundresses and shorts are still within reach ~ a necessity when you live in the temperamental Midwest.) These twelve core pieces should see me through fall and most of winter. I’ve taken […]

Lovely Thing ~ Being a Helper

The Lessons in Loveliness community encourages each another to see the beauty in the world and be the beauty in the world. Today, we are asking each of you to consider donating a little to those who have lost a lot in Hurricane Harvey. Please click on http://www.redcross.org to make a donation of $10 or […]

Let Peace Begin With Me

I’ve had an old song stuck in my head. You probably know it ~ Let there be peace on Earth, and let it begin with me. Let there be peace on Earth, the peace that was meant to be. With God as our father, brothers now are we. Let me walk with my brother. In […]

Light in the Darkness

Monday, August 21, 2017, millions of people will look to the sky. With anxious anticipation, they will wait for the moon to completely cover the sun. Depending on where you live in the United States, you could be in the path of complete totality ~ where you can view the entirety of the sun’s coverage […]

Lovely Thing ~ Justice for All

  “I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, AND TO THE REPUBLIC FOR WHICH IT STANDS, ONE NATION UNDER GOD, INDIVISIBLE, WITH LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL.”   Think On These Things ~ Alicia

Lovely Thing ~ Being Good

I don’t know about you, but I’m weary of grown folks misbehaving. I’m plumb tuckered out by adults who act more like children than children. I’ve been accused of over-simplifying things that are innately complex, but I truly believe we make life so much harder than it needs to be. It’s really not that complicated. We don’t […]

Now Is the Time

Each spring, hostas, daylilies, and other faithful perennials miraculously peek though the earth and whisper, “Now is the time.” It is our cue to begin the work of turning our backyard into a sanctuary that soothes our spirits and delights our senses. Empty urns and window boxes are brought back to life with ferns, trailing ivy, […]