Transformation of Endings

Statute of angel and child in spring garden

Source: I Don't Get It In visiting another blog this afternoon, I was moved by the writer's sadness and confusion of impending death and realized each of us is so different in how we think about and interpret life. I came into this world contemplating death and vividly recall such thoughts as early as age …

Savoring Sunday’s Symphony

  Guilt slips in and around the cool morning breeze for taking time to slip into my favorite summer chair and be in Sunday morning. A confident breeze eases the heat on my sun-warmed skin, stroking my cheek with the only classical music absent of customary stuffiness --- Mozart, Bach, Gershwin, Schubert's "Unfinished" symphony no. …

Nature Doesn’t Need a Smartphone

The peonies are blooming now.  This is how I mark my time.  I do not use a "smart" phone but rely on Mother Nature.   The late May calendar shows white and lavendar colored phlox, lilies of the valley, and deep purple, almost black columbine.  Wild geraniums dot the pachysandra, and grandfather rhododendron (15' high) arrived …

The View Beyond

Plum tree branches heavily laden with raindrops bend toward the ground temporarily obstructing my view of the garden beyond. Like the challenges we face sometimes a relentless tsunami We do not fully understand or see the gifts until widening our perspective.   Bend, like the plum tree. Go with the flow. Accept.  Spring back.  Do …

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