Encouragement · lifestyle · Meditation · Mental Health

Hope is the thing…

During my morning meditation ( which is happening more frequently now), the focus was on hope. Yes, it was part guided meditation , but during the part where you sit quietly with only music in the background I received a message... The message said "Hope is the seed". Nuture it. Help it grow, cultivate it.… Continue reading Hope is the thing…

birthdays · Celebrations · memories

Long lost friend

Happy belated birthday to my blog! I started writing here 2 years ago now ( 11/11/17), went strong with it the first year but have been very lackadaisical about it this year ( only 1 post), hopefully that's about to change... Why? I get easily distracted- I want to do it all. Sometimes all means… Continue reading Long lost friend

Celebrations · family · Holidays · Traditions

Our presence is the present

The holiday season brings a lot of memories with it, most of them good, many of them have us reflecting back about people who aren't here with us . Our relatives and loved ones who have passed away, gone, but not forgotten. Many of us celebrating the holidays, maybe the first time with someone missing,… Continue reading Our presence is the present

Challenges · Confidence · Encouragement · Wellness

An Accidental Pilgrimage

Pilgrimage: a journey, especially a long one made to some sacred place as an act of religious devotion. - dictionary.com What started out as what one could call a "Pure Michigan" moment; a family trip to climb the magnificent Sleeping Bear dunes, ended up being so much more for me... The Sleeping Bear dunes is… Continue reading An Accidental Pilgrimage