Along came a spider and…

"Along came a spider and sat down beside her..." Now that Hurricane Florence has scooted up to New England, the Piedmont of NC is getting back to some semblance of normalcy. We were fortunate to have been spared the brunt of the storm (unlike those in southeastern NC and along the coast) - only about … Continue reading Along came a spider and…

Plant medicine gifts from Hurricane Flo

  If I lived on the NC or SC coast I probably wouldn't be thinking about Hurricane Florence as a gift-giver right now. Those areas have been (and continue to be) battered for DAYS by this slow-moving hurricane/tropical storm. My thoughts and healing energy go out to everyone negatively impacted by this storm system. So … Continue reading Plant medicine gifts from Hurricane Flo

A seeker looks at sixty

A Seeker Looks at Sixty She nearly died before she had a chance to live Six weeks old, in an oxygen tent Innocent, sweet, stubborn But she fought - and won and spent her first decade Dreaming of being an astronaut, a farmer, a veterinarian Dressing up to play nurse to her sick grandfather Mourning … Continue reading A seeker looks at sixty

Tell me something good

https://youtu.be/OB4JDJiet5M Update 8/23/2018: Google Assistant is now dishing up good news from Solutions Journalism Network when I ask it to tell me something good. So, give it a try 🙂 For a couple of years now, I have been saying (to myself and my husband) how much I wish I would hear more GOOD NEWS … Continue reading Tell me something good

Intention and $1.25

"Intention is the core of all conscious life. Conscious intention colors and moves everything."  - Hsing Yun A few weeks ago on my morning walk, I came across a dollar bill torn in half. I pocketed the two halves and continued walking. Twenty minutes later, I found another dollar and a quarter laying spread out in … Continue reading Intention and $1.25

Seeing what’s right in front of you…

It's too easy for us humans to navigate through each day in a bit of busy oblivion, passing things and people that we never really see. But, when we stop to really look - to see what's right there in front of us, to be mindful in our daily activities - our world opens up … Continue reading Seeing what’s right in front of you…

I quit my mindfulness practice, and this is what happened…

Yeah, I went there - used that loathsome, click-bait headline. Sorry, but this post is two things - part social experiment to see if that kind of headline really gets more clicks (not that I care about clicks - and I really loathe headlines like that, but I am curious to see if it works) … Continue reading I quit my mindfulness practice, and this is what happened…