difference…

  Serenity… can be… “acceptance of what you can’t change courage to change the things you can wisdom to know the difference…” (Reinhold Niebuhr) Serenity can also be… just taking a walk and having eyes to see the beauty all around that needs no changing. Thankful for that. Yep…thankful that no matter how many things there are that might appear to need changing, that there are so many more things (and things that are so not ‘things’, as in people)Read more

a few thoughts on details…

  After a very full few weeks, I gladly found my way back to the river on Sunday. Austin is home from NYC, and he and I both had lots to do for the coming week, so after walking a bit, found a space with a picnic table to get to work. He found solitude by the river’s edge. I stayed at the picnic table. I kept hoping he was being more productive than yours truly. I started to workRead more

Silent Sunday

So I took a long walk by the river today and wanted to share some of the sights seen. It was beautiful. I mean, it always is, but the newness and fresh colors just seemed to pop today. I snapped  hundreds of shots, but limited myself to sharing 10. (So here are 19, lol 🙂 )  A picture is the next best thing to being there right?!  Hope you enjoy the ‘walk’…   “Prayer should not be regarded as aRead more

Thankful Thursday

Thankful for…another snow day….and just another day, actually. Today I’ll just let the photos do the talking <3.       “Each day is a gift from God. What you do with it is your gift to Him.” – T.D. Jakes Blessings ~ H   Thankful ThursdayRead more

…a few thoughts on fear…

I think I finally understand the meaning of “Speak softly and carry a big stick.”  FDR may have been coming at it from a different set of circumstances and perspective (global perspective vs. just-me, myself, and I perspective)…  But I really get it. And a man in a red coat on a woodsy path, along with a hugely oversized raccoon helped me “get it”, and speak it and do it…”speak softly and carry a big stick”, that is! You see,Read more

diversions

It’s happened quite a few times in the past few weeks. After dinner and a day of teaching, I’ll get in the car to run a few errands, and find that the car isn’t going from point A to point B in an efficient way. Nope,not at all. It seems to take the long way and end up gravitating to one of a few places with wide open spaces where I can see the sun going down..kind of melting intoRead more