Tomorrow is the day many return to work and school after enjoying time off from the hustle and bustle. This morning, as I woke up late, spent some time stretching and meditating, did some gardening, and prepared some art materials, I was very aware of how relaxed and calm I was. It took me a… Continue reading Dealing With the “Have to Dos”
I sit down to write on the heels of messages from two very different individuals. These two have nothing in common as to where they live, their profession, their personality, or their family life. They are about as opposite each other as one can get. Yet, their messages mirrored one another in every possible way. … Continue reading Setting Intentions
Follow me to the shore, where the waters edge shows hurt the door. Where stars twinkle in the pale moonlight, and sandy dunes shadow the rocky sight. Follow me and show me your heart, love eternal is not just a thought. Breezes skitter creating seaweed squalls. Tiny turtles break free of the sand walls.… Continue reading Follow Me
Fear. Fear is a terrible thing that has a way of manifesting itself in the strangest of ways and of taking over every aspect of your life. For me, fear has a way of sneaking up on me. Or rather, being suppressed and ignored until it is too large to ignore anymore and it envelops… Continue reading Shutting Out Fear
Walt Disney World, the happiest place on earth! Oh, I love Disney, probably a bit much for a woman of 40. But there was a time, for me, when it was not the happiest place at all. My memories clouded the happiness of Disney and it became a reminder of all the good I clung… Continue reading Recreating Memories
A heartbeat. A catching breath. A note in a song. That is all the time it takes for memories to come flooding back. If those memories are for good, a smile can creep across your face. If those memories cause you to falter, however, they have no place in your current situation. I can’t walk… Continue reading Healing Strength
“What does your organization do?” the lady inquired as she picked up our flyer. “Domestic violence prevention. We focus on…” “Oh, do you know where that shelter went? Are you them? I thought they were gone,” she stated while still reading the flyer. “No, we do not provide shelter. We are focused on stopping domestic… Continue reading What if?