I bought pink roses today. Folks that know me know I always try to keep fresh flowers on my kitchen table, and I usually brought fresh flowers to work with me on Mondays. Flowers represent the miracle of life. Any kind, any color… I love flowers! Pink Roses on My Kitchen Table (For more beautiful … More Flowers
I look in the mirror and see a few grey hairs, lines that weren’t there before, and the toll that gravity has taken. In my body, the aches and pains whisper. Sometimes they scream. Scars. Some on the inside… some without. And I’m here. I have breath and life and love. I am grateful.
“A human being is a part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feeling as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal … More “A human being …
Today has been a good day. I’ve spent much of it reading, writing, meditating, and listening to personal growth speakers online. My physical therapist massaged my neck and put ice on my back today… not to mention went easy on me, as I had a couple of rough days on Sunday and Monday. A friend … More What More Could a Girl Ask For?
This photograph was taken outside of Turoni’s in Evansville, Indiana. We were attending a surprise birthday party and were surprised with all the snow when we left. Taken with my iPhone 5S. Phoneography Challenge, the Phone as Your Lens. Week 4: Challenger’s Choice: Night Photography.
On October 6, 2011, my father lost his battle with lung cancer. Soon after, my sister’s best friend lost her father to lung cancer as well. The following spring my sister and her friend suggested that we walk in the Fight for Air Walk to raise money for the American Lung Association. My step-father had … More Why I Walk
Today, my hubby posted these pictures on his Facebook page with the words “Buh-bye ramp!” I was grateful for my father-in-law’s labor of love (building my wheelchair ramp after my accident) and now it no longer serves me so it is time to let it go. The day I was cleared to walk, we returned … More “Buh-bye” To What No Longer Serves Me
Today I finished the process to obtain my coaching certification. I am ecstatic, as this is something I have dreamed of and only recently had the intestinal fortitude to do. I took what could have been a tragedy (traumatic injury) and used it to create something good (Alchemy-turning base metal into gold). … More Alchemy
I had a different post planned than the one you are now reading. I have spent some time today reading the writing of fellow bloggers, as I do most every day. It occurred to me that I have gained as much from reading other blogs, as I have from writing my own. I follow several … More Connecting in the Blogosphere
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. They come through you but not from you, And though they are with you yet they belong not to you. You may give them your love but not your thoughts, For they have their own thoughts. You may … More Your Children Are Not Your Children