The fall colors are a glorious riot of beauty this year.
Autumn is slowly fading into winter. The days are shorter, and Thanksgiving will soon be here.
Covid 19 is still very much a part of our reality, but we are grateful for the vaccine as we prepare to gather for the holidays.
We who are alive and well remain cautious because of the Covid 19 variants. It is possible to get Covid even if you’re vaccinated, so we have a new normal to contend with. We still need to be careful, especially in public.
I still have Hopetude, Faithtude, and Gratitude. Things have been bad, but they might have been worse were it not for Positude.
I had knee replacement surgery in January, I walk with a cane, but I’m pain free.
So, I have a Celebratetude and an Appreciatetude as I count my blessings.
I want to have an Encouragetude for everyone that I interact with, because there is so much to be discouraged about. May the coming holidays be filled with light, laughter, and love!
Be well my beloved friends.
Elder Sylvia Pittman holds a B.M. Degree (education) from Northern Michigan University: A M.M. Degree (performance) from the University of Michigan. Sylvia has over 18 years experience teaching private voice, public schools and directing choirs. She performs vocal styles from jazz to opera, works as a vocal coach for recording artists and is greatly sought as a studio musician. Sylvia is Music Director at Asbury Church, Davison Road, Flint.