Every time I see a bluebird, I say, well, hey, all this hard work is all worth while. Bill Vaughan Along with bitter cold and snow, January brings the unwelcome task of getting ready for tax season. In a jewelry […]
"What I know for sure is that every sunrise is like a new page, a chance to right ourselves and receive each day in all its glory. Each day is a wonder."– Oprah Winfrey Arising early to watch the sunrise, sets the tone of celebration for a brand new day and offers a gift of awareness that each day offers new opportunities to witness the wonders of life.
“A flower blooming in the desert proves to the world that adversity, no matter how great, can be overcome.”― Matshona Dhliwayo In the darkest and "driest" of times, keeping our eyes and hearts open to both the blessings in our life and unexpected gifts, brightens up our outlook and gives a resounding message of hope.
We are all bombarded on all sides by a vast number of messages we don’t want or need. More information is generated in a single day than we can absorb in a lifetime. To fully enjoy life, all of us […]
"The Mountains are calling and I must go." John Muir For those who love to venture outdoors, the mountains sing a unique song of their own, inviting us to come and explore. Whether you are a hiker, a skier, snowboarder or meanderer, a mountain offers so much natural beauty and wonder to observe and find the peace in our souls restored.
"Your soul’s desire are with you at birth like a hidden treasure chest of possibilities for you to discover as you grow and evolve into the person you were meant to be. Give voice to what you long for in the deepest place in your heart." Debbie Ford Like the boulder opal whose luminous flashes of color are revealed in the light, if we give voice to our own hidden possibilities, they will come to light and give us the insights on what steps we can take to make them come to fruition.
“To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it.” -Kurt Vonnegut I was on my way downtown to get my newest watercolor framed. A spontaneous stop into a […]
"New beginnings are in order, and you are bound to feel some level of excitement as new chances come your way." Auliq Ice Janus, the inspiration for the name of January, had the ability to look both backwards and forwards. January's birthstone is Garnet, celebrating the beginning of a brand new year which allows us to both consider the past and now look forward to the year in which we can write a brand new story.
“Every breath we take, every step we make, can be filled with peace, joy and serenity.” —Thich Nhat Hanh Finding tranquility in our busy, modern world is a gift we can give ourselves. Taking the time to pause and breathe in peace and joy, adds a tranquil bay of serenity, where we can gain energy and strength without ever having to leave home.
Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life ? -Mary Oliver January 1st, 2020 turned the page not only to a new year, but a new decade, inspiring thoughts about the kind […]