Keep calm and carry on

Keep calm and carry on

Isn’t that the old saying? Keep calm and carry on?  It has been my mantra for a long time. But sometimes, I can’t keep calm or carry on. I am a pretty even keel person.  I can usually take situations, digest them and find a solution in a calm matter....
Spiritual practice

Spiritual practice

I am a firm believer in Psalms 46:10. Be Still and know that I am God. I have to say to myself, many times a day, BE STILL. My mind wants to race from one thing to the next.  It seems like I need to be in constant motion. But, as I age, I crave a simpler life.  Not to...
Flowers

Flowers

If you know me, you know how much I love flowers.  Any kind of flower, be it a weed, wildflower or most prized rose.  If it blooms, I love it. It is still cold in Texas.  We really won’t warm up until April.  That is when the wildflowers show up, in a big way!...
a little reflection

a little reflection

Can you believe it is Christmas already?  Sometimes it feels like this year has been 7 years long, and on the other hand, it has flown by. It has certainly been a heavy year.  So much to take in, so much to understand and accept.  What I do understand is that people...
Changing

Changing

My yoga instructor (Jill with Flow Hot yoga) guided us in the most beautiful mediation last night. After a vigorous yoga practice, we slowed it down with a restorative yoga practice. Jill started by talking about the weather changing and how it affects us. That this...
fall is here!

fall is here!

Fall is my very favorite time of year!  I have waited all year for this day. Being in central Texas, it is usually very hot until the middle of October.  However, today, it is nice and cool with a little drizzle.  A perfect way to start the fall season. I am renewed...