The Way to Goodbye


" knows not its own depth until the hour of separation." Kahil Gibran I came home from vacation secretly guarding myself from the fact that ... Read More »

Pressing Forward


Don’t hunt for trouble, but look for success. You’ll find what you look for, But don’t look for distress. If you see but your ... Read More »



This one goal—choosing a step and sticking with it—changes everything. Scott Reed I ran on many errands today, but one particular one to a ... Read More »

Finding Hope

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Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. ~Anne Lamott There is a ... Read More »

In the Company of Angels

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If we look closely along the journey of our lives, we might identify moments of divine intervention. Interpretations can cross all faiths. How or ... Read More »

Around the Bend

Magnificent foxglove

Today I went on a series of journeys to respond to my growing love of painting. Between art supplies and plants I have a challenge with stuff (however ... Read More »

We Always Come Back

Aeonium beginning its bloom to a new life

Aeoniums are monocarpic, meaning they have “one body”. They grow, make flowers, produce seeds, and die. It’s a beautiful method of flowering.  ... Read More »

Mark Each Moment As If It Matters — It Does


    Life is amazing.  Live it to the fullest.  Stay as long as you can.  Valerie Harper                  Today I ... Read More »

Dare To Try

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Cover the canvas at the first go, then work at it until you see nothing more to add.  Camille Pissarro  There is a certain terror that can arise ... Read More »

True Family

The splendid beauty of gladiola

“The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life. Rarely do members of one family grow up ... Read More »

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