Windmills are the ultimate power symbol so what better decoration to have at my front door than this gorgeous red-trimmed windmill wheel? I just found this today at my local antiques store. Windmills — which are just “giant pinwheels in the sky” — bring life, energy, water, and power to those who understand and respect [...]
My darlings have returned for yet another blaze of beauty this evening. They serve as reminders once again to: Keep focusing on things that give you pleasure, peace, and serenity. Things that make your heart jump with joy. Things that make you sigh in the best of ways. Things that make you pause, things that [...]
I have been on my own now for just over seven years. Seven is a magical number and realizing this has caused me to sit back and think about all that I did to transform and empower myself – and to ultimately completely change my life. It has been a time of sweet and joyous [...]
The energy of a neighbor’s mini-windmill reminds me that sometimes slow and steady is what serves us best. Are you moving too fast?
Today was a wonderful day! I met with Laurie McCutchan, the Executive Director of The Hope Institute of Uganda, to learn about its work in Jinja, Uganda to empower families towards economic viability, education for all, access to affordable health care, and more. Laurie’s fantastic husband Jim came along — because we would put him to [...]
There is so much pressure to OVERDO. Really, it’s ok to just be, to relax, to rest, to NOT DO ANYTHING AT ALL. Sometimes the best ideas or solutions come when you are not thinking about anything. Slow down, rest, unplug, stop the doing, doing, doing. You deserve a break.