Tag: Maker

just be

So, it seems that my phrase “just be” is resonating with many folks of late.  I am touched by the emails, stories, and messages regarding the words I share and how they inspire you to take a moment and lean into the presence of… Continue Reading “just be”

lessons learned: the benefits of a good soaking

It has been dry here the past couple of weeks, and my gardens have begun to suffer a bit.  New seed starts wither and sunflowers stalks bow their heads.  It is not a pretty sight. In an attempt to rescue my veggie starts, I… Continue Reading “lessons learned: the benefits of a good soaking”

this season, let’s thanks-give

Thanksgiving, after all, is a word of action.  ~W.J. Cameron Thanksgiving was never meant to be shut up in a single day.  ~Robert Caspar Lintner If you have been following me for awhile, you know that I am a believer in “just be”–not going… Continue Reading “this season, let’s thanks-give”

lessons learned: weathered spirits

Every trial endured and weathered in the right spirit makes a soul nobler and stronger than it was before. ~William Butler Yeats This cloudy morning, I took the dogs outside for a walk around the chilly farm.  As they wandered through the leaves, I… Continue Reading “lessons learned: weathered spirits”

small heart, much gratitude

Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude. ~A.A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh It is Thanksgiving morning, and I am up earlier than anticipated thanks to a cheerful dog who was ready… Continue Reading “small heart, much gratitude”

lessons learned: terrible, horrible, no good, very bad days

“I went to sleep with gum in my mouth and now there’s gum in my hair and when I got out of bed this morning I tripped on the skateboard and by mistake I dropped my sweater in the sink while the water was… Continue Reading “lessons learned: terrible, horrible, no good, very bad days”

lessons learned: of squirrels and tightropes

You’re taught at an early age, especially if you’re being raised by high-achieving perfectionist parents… you get on the tightrope and you hold your breath.  I was in my mid-thirties when I discovered that if you fall off the tightrope, it’s about a foot and… Continue Reading “lessons learned: of squirrels and tightropes”

“thanksgiving:” a word of action

Thanksgiving, after all, is a word of action.  ~W.J. Cameron Thanksgiving was never meant to be shut up in a single day.  ~Robert Caspar Lintner If you have been following me for awhile, you know that I am a believer in “just be”–not going… Continue Reading ““thanksgiving:” a word of action”