Connection is contagious. When I see it, I smile. Monday #beautynearme is brought to you by my parents (their connection with each other) and my grandson (his connection to his creativity). It evokes gratitude. So much gratitude. When we intentionally look for connection, even if looking on from a distance, our hearts are warmed. The cold of…

Receiving Days

  The drizzling rain is so comforting. Some days are more like “receiving days”, don’t you think? We didn’t have to think about how to get the water from there to here and what the ocean currents and winds needed to do, or how the clouds would carry it. It just arrived like an unexpected,…

Pat Yourself on the Back

Have you given yourself a proverbial “pat on the back” today? Take a minute to think about how strong you are. Take a second to think proactively about your day. I say this because I’m sitting here like a bump on a log, watching an episode of Heartland (great show -setting on a Canadian ranch). I know…