Tagged with Inspiration

A Dance of Love and a Diamond Ring

A Dance of Love and a Diamond Ring

This is a glimpse into a love story that began before time itself.  A love so deep and so wide that I think it will take the rest of my life to tell it all. Today’s story begins with a dance of love from reflections one morning on Damon Pond in Massachusetts,  August 16, 2017 … Continue reading

Walking with Grit

Walking with Grit

I’m walking a new path this week  while on vacation with our little family in New England…finding my way down a dirt road …the grit of fine gravel kicking up into my shoes with every step. It’s beautiful here.  Quiet.  Peaceful.  Slow-paced and relaxing. Breathing in fresh air. Conversations with those I love. Knowing and … Continue reading

Amending the Soil of My Soul

Amending the Soil of My Soul

I love gardening.  Planting flowers and watching them grow and bloom into the beautiful creation of God they were meant to display brings joy to my heart.  However, planting flowers and watching them gradually slump as they gasp for air and nutrients, eventually turning brown and brittle– makes me  sad and frustrated. I’ve gotten pretty … Continue reading

In Sickness and in Health

In Sickness and in Health

On a very hot, July day in 1983, I said, “I do” and equally significant, he said, “I do” as well.  We didn’t have a clue but we loved each other as best we knew how in that moment.  We were willing to put it all on the line and commit our lives to each … Continue reading

Grand Finale {Finding Life :: A 30-Day Challenge}

Grand Finale {Finding Life :: A 30-Day Challenge}

From Baby Feet to Blessings and Meditations to Mysteries …this has been a wonderful, wild adventure!  30 Days of looking for life under every rock, around every corner, on paths, in the sky above and the trees and flowers below, in faces and conversations with others, and the melodies of love sung over me. There … Continue reading

Simple Joys {Finding Life :: A 30-Day Challenge}

Simple Joys {Finding Life :: A 30-Day Challenge}

My days are often viewed through the lens of my Samsung cell-phone camera.  Pictures document the moments lived and experienced.   Today was full of simple joys.  Noticing.  Documenting.  Photographing.  Enjoying life as it is presented in the moment.  God’s gracious gifts throughout the day… “You’ve been given a gift, this profound connection to everything. … Continue reading