Wanderlust

Wanderlust is a strong desire for or impulse to wander or travel and explore the world.  I met my husband seven years ago. My five year plan at that time was to move to Italy.  Little did I realize then that I was sitting across from my future husband.  So, even though I am not […]

Become….

  Become To reach shaped by thoughts we are what we think As I pass from here to there, and then to now my condition is changed, I become __________ That blank is open, infinite, fluid – changing minute to minute As I become, staying present in this  precious moment in time I am different […]

Angels among us!

I love angels.  I have always believed in angels and can feel their presence in my life. Heavenly angels and earthly ones who find themselves on a mission of comfort, kindness or reassurance. A whisper on the wind, a whiff of fragrance, a glint in the moonlight, a stray furry friend — angels sometimes hide […]

The Life of a Caretaker / Book of Awakening

Each morning I make an effort to spend some time in prayer and mediation.  There are a number of books I pull from to get my day started, each speaking to a part of me.  Jesus Calling, Bible in A Year, Daily Gratitude and Book of Awakening, just to name a few.  This morning I […]

A Wish – Photo Challenge

A WISH is the theme for this weeks photo challenge.  The suggestion came from Jen’s visit to Japan where in the Shinto shrines people can purchase small wooden plaques called ema, upon which they can share their hopes and dreams. Then, they hang them amongst other ema from people who have come before them, in […]

The Road Taken – Photography

My husband and I have three go to walks that we choose from with our three canine family members.  Willie, Waylon and Chewie live for these daily jaunts in and around our neighborhood and their excitement builds even before we actually say the word “walk” to them.  They have this uncanny ability to read us […]

Lessons from the Velveteen Rabbit – Vulnerability and Becoming Authentically Real

“Real isn’t how you are made,’ said the Skin Horse. ‘It’s a thing that happens to you. When a child loves you for a long, long time, not just to play with, but REALLY loves you, then you become Real.’ ‘Does it hurt?’ asked the Rabbit. ‘Sometimes,’ said the Skin Horse, for he was always […]