Social media, and media in general have blown Mother’s Day up into a two day event… and then some… making it harder and harder on those who don’t have mothers worthy of celebration, and those who have lost mothers they miss every day of their lives. I’m one of the former. Over the years, I’veContinue reading “Finding The Positive in Mother’s Day”
Here’s how to stop the endless loop of sadness playing over and over again in your head. Sadness you’re feeling for the almost 40,000 people evacuated from their homes due to wildfires in our province over the last two weeks. Not knowing if they would ever see their homes again was gut wrenching for them. And someContinue reading “Please stop”
Gratitude – for 10 hours of undisturbed sleep, for feeling refreshed when I woke up, for the pretty plants I indulged in at the garden center (lol Walmart), for gazillions of dandelions proudly lining the roadway, for being able to give a smile to a stranger struggling at physio, and for taking a me day withoutContinue reading “Daily Gratitude”
Gratitude -for a lovely beach walk with good company, for moody skies, for ocean air to clear the sinuses and put the world back on its axis, for tiny flowers in the grass, and for glorious spring flowers everywhere!
Gratitude – for good bird watching on my beach walk this morning, for the eagle who was so close it felt like I could reach out and touch him, for the sandpipers calling out from far overhead, and for the duck who bounced a couple of times when he hit the grass–as though he’d forgottenContinue reading “Daily Gratitude”
Gratitude – for the beauty of a sunny morning, for a great beach walk with a bestie on a special day, and for an hour or so of quiet time in the happy forest, surrounded by gentle souls. (More photos once I figure out how to get them off my phone 🙂 ) Continue reading “Daily Gratitude”
Gratitude – for a fabulous beach walk to start my day, for ocean air to clear the sinuses, and settle the soul, for a bounty of spring flowers in the beach gardens, and for a wonderful time spent with special friends.
Gratitude – for a glorious and sunny spring day, for a wonderful outing with a bestie, for a garden center bursting with new life to fill me with inspiration, for strong looking zuchinni seedlings now in my pots, for getting my own seeds planted, and for the many birds singing while I puttered in theContinue reading “Daily Gratitude”
Gratitude – for a group of women who are awesome, incredibly supportive, and freaking phenomenal. I am never surprised when they reach down and pull out more reserves. They live with guts, determination, and an abundance of love. They handle whatever comes across their path, with grace and dignity. And they look out for eachContinue reading “Daily Gratitude”
Gratitude – for a rainy day forcing me to keep my butt in the chair and write, for the gallons of water I drank, and for words on the page that moved me to tears because I adore happy endings. Instead of photos tonight, here is a little bit of today’s progress…. Daisy hadContinue reading “Daily Gratitude”