My mother's mother, my grandmother, who we called Mumph, wrote birth dates, marriage dates and death dates in this book.  I inherited it when my mother died.  As an astrologer I've found it fascinating to learn the birth dates of most of my relatives. She even posted birthdates of people she knew from my father's side of the family, so this is a treasure.  Each page has a quotation on it for each day.

Today is November 23rd.  The quote for today is "I see the crescent promise of my spirit hath not set.  Ancient founts of inspiration well thro' all my fancy yet."   By Locksley Hall.

This is an old book and quite fragile. I didn't know that my father was a Capricorn, born on January 14 1917 until I got this book.   My grandmother on my father's side, an Aries born April 9, 1891.

I wonder why my grandmother wrote all these down.  Was she interested in astrology or did she just like to remember people's birth dates?  I know it is a treasure for me.

Thank you dear Mumph.  I hope that what I've written will be so much fun for my Granddaughter and Great Grandson to read. 


Here we are the week before Thanksgiving, a time in the United States when we stop and think about all we have to be grateful for.   This past Thursday my co-creator Maggie Lukowski and I talked about gratitude on our radio show, Personal Empowerment for your soul,  with our guest Julie Zipper. 

Julie Zipper is an Agape Licensed Spiritual Counselor. She helps people plug into their God-Self, access their pristine inner wisdom, and create a life of purpose, authenticity and love. She has a show on You Tube entitled, "Creative Meditation," as well as being the co-creatix of a cyber school for the soul,
She lives in Asheville, NC with an old soulmate, her dog, and an amazing Spiritual Tribe that is shifting the planet to a higher frequency of love.

We had fun exploring ideas about playing the gratitude game and we shared some of what we had to be thankful for. 

You can listen to the show here