There’s a Whisper in my Soul…

“Elegance is a glowing inner peace. Grace is an ability to give as well as to receive and be thankful. Mystery is a hidden laugh always ready to surface! Glamour only radiates if there is a sublime courage & bravery within: glamour is like the moon; it only shines because the sun is there.” ― … Continue reading There’s a Whisper in my Soul…

Warrior status has been confirmed…

“It seemed as if the longer she lived, the more was taken from her. Not gradually, as old age fell into the inevitable, but lobbed off in great chunks, the healthy branches sacrificed along with the frail.” Shelly Noble, Beach Colors I look down at the great chunks of my life that have lobbed off … Continue reading Warrior status has been confirmed…

Tell your heart that…

“Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And that no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams, because every second of the search is a second's encounter with God and with eternity.” ― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist How many of you have read … Continue reading Tell your heart that…

This is the Life…

This is the life, I tell you. I’m actually sitting on my porch as I type this. The breeze is perfect! Looking out into my back yard reminds me of why Spring is my favorite season. All of our spring flowers are in full bloom, I have beautiful colored trees to look at, and our … Continue reading This is the Life…

… and everything collapses

“It's so curious: one can resist tears and 'behave' very well in the hardest hours of grief. But then someone makes you a friendly sign behind a window, or one notices that a flower that was in bud only yesterday has suddenly blossomed, or a letter slips from a drawer... and everything collapses. ” -Sidonie-Gabrielle … Continue reading … and everything collapses

… and sometimes it is enough.

“When hope is fleeting, stop for a moment and visualize, in a sky of silver, the crescent of a lavender moon. Imagine it -- delicate, slim, precise, like a paper-thin slice from a cabochon jewel. It may not be very useful, but it is beautiful. And sometimes it is enough.” ― Vera Nazarian I remember … Continue reading … and sometimes it is enough.

Double-Edged Sword…

It's 9:29 PM, and I'm writing for the first time since the 18th. Why? Because, this is the first I've felt well enough to trudge over to my laptop (since Saturday). For me, it's been one downhill battle after another lately. But first let me tell you that last Friday I was fortunate enough to … Continue reading Double-Edged Sword…