“Be ever mindful of strangers, for sometimes we have entertained angels unaware.” Hebrews 13:2 About fifteen years ago, I started finding feathers everywhere I walked. When I stepped out my home’s front door, there was feather, or two, on my garden path. When I opened my car door and stepped out of my car, there was a feather on the ground or on the sidewalk. One summer day in 2012, I was walking up to my front door and saw something small stuck to the door mat. I stopped to inspect the small object and voila! There was a soft brown and white feather, an owl feather. Amazing serendipitous things happen when we open ourselves to communications with >>
“If there is light in the soul,
there will be beauty in the person.
If there is beauty in the person,
there will be harmony in the home.
If there is harmony in the home, there will be order in the nation.
If there is order in the nation, there will be peace in the world.”
Time has flown so swiftly this year! It seems like just yesterday this year was beginning, and now here we are celebrating the official start of Autumn in a few days. Changes are upon us and our world. And since we each create our own realities, we are free to create the ones we really wish to live. Clouds and landscapes always captivate me. Clouds, the ethereal creatures of our skies, change their shapes and their directions constantly. And the light from sunsets and sunrises can illuminate them in the most subtle and also the most profound ways. The ways of Nature are always miraculous to me. I do believe we live in a time of miracles. Following >>
“…. Farewell to summer; for autumn make way, With this celebration We call Labor Day.” ~ Nancy Hughes, poet from poem Summer’s End The seasons are changing once again, and the shift has happened recently with America’s celebration of the long Labor Day holiday. There are several of these times that come throughout the year, that give us the space for a pause to reflect. Reflections. A time to mirror what’s going on in our lives. A time to take stock, and change, or stay the same. It’s all a choice, and we have free will. A time to take long drives down old country roads, away from the hustle and bustle of interstates and big >>
Early in the morning when the mist rolls over the Great Smoky mountains, the cool summer breeze fills the open windows of my cottage and brings Nature’s peaceful wake up call.