This bean vine is ugly, has been since July, and I didn’t pull it because my mother in law once told me: “if they are still flowering leave them be. They will produce when their ready, even ugly things bear fruit.” Lately I’ve been feeling like this vine looks, tired, useless, brown, and used up.… Continue reading Ugly Vines
Last week I got really good news. I am slowly getting better, my brain is healing. However, it’s not perfect yet, I still get tired easily, weather and pressure changes affect how my head feels, thinking takes energy, my balance has always been poor and now it just plain sucks, the dizziness comes and goes… Continue reading We Are Not Alone
Many of you are familiar with the song Hallelujah written in the 1980’s by Lenard Cohen. It has always been a favorite of mine. From its vague allusions to scripture, to the truth of life in the early 1980’s, it always struck a sacred chord for me. Yesterday was no different. I had a cerebral… Continue reading Hallelujah!
Have you taken time to smell the rain lately? Yes, rain has a fragrance if you pay attention, it is crisp, clean, bright and green. Years ago in Tucson I could always smell the rain during and after a rain storm. Here in Virginia it seems to be a rarer occurrence. However, today I’m wondering… Continue reading The Fragrance of Rain
It has been a while since I’ve written and for once I have a good reason. LOL. First a disclaimer, being told you may have stage 4 cancer changes your perspective on many things. Second, if a possible cancer diagnosis doesn’t get your blood pressure up, being told they’re not sure, will send you over… Continue reading Devastating Chaos: How Thunder Can Change Your Life
If you have curly or wave hair you know the more weight (read length) you have the less curl you will experience. You may also know that about 80% of people with curly hair have hair that's curlier towards the lower 2/3 of their head and less so in the upper 1/3. As a result,… Continue reading Bouncing Curls & Joy
In Spiritual Direction you are offered a sacred space to share joy, tears, honesty and re-framing of life. The idea that we can control every aspect of our lives is a fallacy. What we can do is learn to identify God in the midst of the everyday, the silly, the crazy, and yes sometimes devastating… Continue reading The Journey Begins