• Reflections
  • Tuesday, February 21, 2017

    “We think sometimes we’re only drawn to the good, but we’re actually drawn to the authentic. We like people who are real more than those who hide their true selves under layers of artificial niceties.” ~ Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, Life Lessons I am losing–no, I’ve lost–patience with nonsense. It’s making me cranky, and the fact that I’m […]

  • Reflections
  • Saturday, February 18, 2017

    “This is a wonderful day, I have never seen this one before.” ~ Maya Angelou Lately I feel the weight of life heavy and remind myself this morning that these next twenty-four hours will be wonder filled if I chose to see them that way. Yesterday morning I saw the first crocus in my flower garden […]

  • Garden
  • Thursday, February 16, 2017

    “And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” ~ Anaïs Nin The run of restless nights caught up with me yesterday and I found myself in an emotional funk, tired, and unmotivated. I got very little done. I didn’t recognize […]

  • Gratitude
  • Monday February 13, 2017

    “What a life is ours! Doesn’t anybody in the world anymore want to get up in the middle of the night and sing?” ~ Mary Oliver Actually I’d rather sleep but these nights that seems elusive. More time for praying, more time for reading, it’s not all bad I suppose. We are planning on going […]

  • Gratitude
  • Sunday, February 12, 2017

    “So, if you are too tired to speak, sit next to me for I, too, am fluent in silence.” ~ R. Arnold Rather than gripe about it, I remembered that my ongoing insomnia is a perfect opportunity to pray for the many–oh, so many–needs I’m aware of right now so that’s what I did last night. […]

  • Gratitude
  • Friday, February 10, 2017

    “Sometimes its not the strength but gentleness that cracks the hardest shells.” ~ Richard Paul Evans, Lost December Yesterday I wrote about the harshness of life; today I consider gentler things. It is my inclination to turn inward when faced with angst and that is where I find myself lately. Solitude and silence have always […]