Winter’s Way

I was taken with this little pond and the lone reed & flower that remains upright, yet hollow.  Winter had it’s way though I see beautiful tenacity & humility with the plant’s head bowed in thankfulness.

Go Find a Mirror

Maybe I’m being too open, too vulnerable? Maybe you don’t need to hear what I’m going to say? Scroll on. It’s ok.  Maybe I just need to say it. Posterity and all that. About a month ago I found a lump in my right breast.  Just a blatant, defiant, 3 cm, hard, round…different than normal…

Abby – my comforting vision

Today I’m just roaming around the house trying to process the fact that Abigail is no longer on this earth. I’m sobered, sad, yet hopeful. The truth is that my heart is away, residing with my brother-in-law, sister-in-law, my nieces and nephews, my mother-in-law and father-in-law.  Abby’s life embodied courage; the kind of courage that…

What You Think About Your Body Matters

My dear women friends, It is so mighty interesting, this dance we dance with our bodies, isn’t it? Somewhere in those early years we became not only self aware, but body-image-aware.  Do you remember those first thoughts about how you thought you looked? We all have war stories, don’t we?  We are all overcoming. Along…

My Love…

On certain days you feel the gravity of the gift of life; of love.  Today is Valentines Day and a little part of me stands at a distance, like a loner on the shore of the ocean, just pausing for a moment to pray for those who feel alone.  It just seems respectful. Most of…