"But the Colorado rocky mountain high, I've seen it rainin' fire in the sky, The shadow from the starlight is softer than a lullabye, Rocky mountain high" John Denver Songwriter John Denver immortalized the beauty of our natural landscapes in his song, Rocky Mountain High, reminding us about the grace and sense of wonder we can find while exploring our great outdoors.
“The sea beckoned to me, and all reality was lost—swept away in the entrancing song of the tide.” The song of the sea is one that beckons us to leave behind the cares and concerns of everyday life to dance among the waves.
"Dance with the waves, move with the sea. Let the rhythm of the water set your soul free." — Christy Ann Martine Even if you are miles away from the sea, your memories of time dancing in the waves will bring a lightness to your being. Savor those moments of freedom and carry them with you.
When we recall the past, we usually find that it is the simplest things – not the great occasions – that in retrospect give off the greatest glow of happiness. – Bob Hope After weeks of cloudy, cool days, yesterday […]
"If you sing of beauty though alone in the heart of the desert you will have an audience." Khalil Gibran The word desert can often portray images of a barren landscape, but like most of nature, it has its own rich beauty of flora and fauna. If we only take the time, in stillness, to really look around and seek the beauty that surrounds us each day in the natural world, our hearts can sing new songs in celebration.
“A garden to walk in and immensity to dream in--what more could he ask? A few flowers at his feet and above him the stars.” ― Victor Hugo The seasons of Spring and Summer once again beckon us to head outdoors into the wonder of beauty that can be found in our gardens. A rose garden is especially beautiful as the lush, scented flowers sing a sweet song, inviting us to linger a while longer.
Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life. -Rachel Carson The diversity of life in our rainforests is something to both celebrate and protect. The beauty and incredible creatures who live there are proof as Albert Einstein said, "Everything you can imagine, nature has already created".
In honor of Mother’s Day 2019, my inspiration was to write about the mothers I’ve been blessed to have had in my life. These mothers have come at various times and in the different forms of family and friends but […]
The challenge of life is to get up, dust off, and keep going – for the love of the work, for the love of life and all the gifts we have been given. (Carolyn McDade) This weekend, we hosted and […]
“The Turtle's teachings are so beautiful. So very special. It teaches us that everything you are, everything you need and everything you bring to the world is inside you, not external, and you carry it with you, and are not limited to a place, space or time. Eileen Anglin "Throughout history, many cultures adopted sea turtles as symbols for many different themes as well. Because of their long lifespan, sea turtles often symbolize patience, wisdom, endurance, and good luck." seaturtlexploration.com/sea-turtle-symbols