“Each day is a new beginning. You can start fresh, anticipating what today will bring. Or you can just settle for yesterday's doubts, fears, or worries. Which road will you take? Do you take the path to the clear present or the the shadows of the past? Eve Evangelista The journey of our lives doesn't always follow a straight path, with unexpected challenges and/or events leading to crossroads necessitating the making of choices on which direction to follow. Finding a place of quiet and listening to the message of our inner hearts will guide us.
Yesterday, here in northern Maine, it was a gray, cool day with intermittent showers that left the woods around us with a quiet shimmer. In between the bouts of rain, we headed out to see what was “blooming and being”. […]
“Not all who wander are lost”-J.R.R Tolkien Our journey through life can take many twists and turns, often giving us unexpected serendipitous gifts on the paths we choose to explore....remembering that some paths choose us.
“EVENTIDE: Dark and light striking each other, vividly etching wild colors through the horizon........ ― Tara Estacaan Like the golden lights that shimmer down from the sky, illuminating a forest, being in balance with all aspects of our lives, recognizes how the deep, dark times are enlightened by the bright gold of happiness and positivity.
Life is a journey. It is not a race to test who can finish first or who can end up with the most loot. Rather, life is best enjoyed as a meander -watching the view to left and right - above and below -as the days slowly move past in dress review.- Jonathan Lockwood Huie While our paths in life may take unexpected twists and turns, we can savor the beauty and gifts that appear along the way and learn to embrace change as an invitation to new adventures.
Celebrations for Fourth of July in 2020 were different reflecting the dramatic changes that have occurred worldwide. In the first half of 2020, we’ve witnessed the devastation of a world wide pandemic and its destructive impact on our economies. While […]
"You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf."-Jon Kabat-Zinn We don't always know what life has in store for us, but we can choose how we ride the waves of challenge and change...to soar or succumb. Riding waves is much more fun!
"We ought to do good to others as simply as a horse runs, or a bee makes honey, or a vine bears grapes season after season without thinking of the grapes it has borne." Marcus Aurelius The sweetness of honey can be found in unexpected acts of care and kindness, for the giver as well as the receiver.
“Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.” Luther Burbank Spring and Summer bring a banquet of flowers, whose fragrance and beauty whisk away any lingering memories of the dark and cold winter past.
“In the vast oceanic universe starfishes are the stars in the sky of the shore." Munia Khan Whether you are wishing on a distant star twinkling in the sky, or marveling at the intricacies of a starfish on the beach, we can be filled with wonder the magic and mystery of the natural world.