First and foremost, this morning, happy big birthday to the best sister a girl could ever ask for. From the time I was born, my big sister has been so much more than that. A wonderful friend, confidante and cheerleader (literally and figuratively) my wishes for her, today and every day, are for great health, happiness, love, laughter and peace. Love you muchly, … [Read more...] about They Say it’s Your Birthday…
Holidays and celebrations
On a walk, early this morning, I was drawn to this "stone" sitting by the front door of a house that has been vacant since well before the pandemic. The inside appears to be in the process of being remodeled...the pool is empty and trashed and the yard is a mess. Somehow, this one stone, which seems like it has been in place for years, captured my attention and compelled me … [Read more...] about In the Presence of Angels
Happy eve of autumn. Spring and summer, I welcome with open arms -- the enthusiasm of a kid getting ready for school to let out and all the joyous, carefree feelings that the longer days of sunshine, evoke. Fall...not so much. Sure, we look forward to opening windows, pine cones and especially Halloween, but for someone who waits all year to leap into spring, this is a much … [Read more...] about I Think I’m FALLing
As we are all ready for a new year, may I extend greetings to all as the days of awe are upon us. While I don't personally celebrate in the traditional sense, I most certainly do in the spiritual one! These are the high holy days and a period of both making a lot of noise and also finding our deepest silence. As we ask for forgiveness from others, we must also remember to … [Read more...] about The Days of Awe
Yesterday, while giving my car a bath, a very small bird came to watch. Soon after, another. They looked like babies, and after a while I realized they were probably either just learning how to fly, or practicing. Their mom was probably not too far away, and I found myself thinking a lot about my own two "birds," because as parents, one of our biggest tasks is to teach our … [Read more...] about A Mother’s Love…..