Living A Life That’s Golden

  I'm taking my freedom Pulling it off the shelf I'm taking my freedom Wherever I choose to go It will take me far I'm livin' my life like it's golden Livin' my life like it's golden, golden I'm taking my own freedom Putting it in my song Singing loud and strong Grooving all day …

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Their World of Gratitude

2016 Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Hello.  I hope this finds you and yours doing very …

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Moments Like These

“Snow falling soundlessly in the middle of the night will always fill my heart with sweet clarity”- Novala Takemoto I hope you are enjoying a most relaxing weekend.  We sure are.  This morning I awoke to discover a soft fluttering of snow falling outside our house.  Considering the extreme lack of snow we have had in …

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Rebirth and Compassion Starts with Ourselves.

With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose. ― Dr. Wayne W. Dyer   Katrina. 10 years later. As I reflect back on …

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Stranger in Black 

There are no ordinary cats. - Colette  August 2, 2015 Have you ever met someone when you least expected it? And not only did you meet them when you least expected it, but they ended up being one of the greatest influences in your life? I have. Many of them, actually, but the one who …

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Honoring a King, Whose Death Sparked Outrage Around the World

All things are connected like the blood that unites us. We do not weave the web of life, we are merely a strand in it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. – Chief Seattle I was deeply saddened and angered today when I learned of another senseless and preventable death.  His …

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Our Brothers and Sisters

The animal shall not be measured by man. In a world older and more complete than ours, they move finished and complete, gifted with extension of the senses we have lost or never attained, living by voices we shall never hear. They are not brethren; they are not underlings; they are other nations, caught with …

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Ben and Denali – Companionship That Transcends Time

When someone you love walks through the door, even if it happens five times a day, you should go totally insane with joy. I came across something today that moved me to tears within minutes. I am a sensitive woman, but few things move me to tears that easily.  This did. Maybe it's because I …

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