tend…

“Where you tend a rose, my lad, a thistle cannot grow.” ~ Frances Hodgson Burnette …am thinking the same principle applies with the tending of irises… …or tulips…   or hydrangeas… or poppies….or even…me. Yes, am thinking the principle of tending is not just about roses. ❤ Blessings ~ Heather   “Keep your heart with all vigilance,  for from it flow the springs of life.” Proverbs 4:23   p.s.  Cool latin roots again. Tend = ‘stretch and strain”… attend, intend, intent, …not pretend…nope.Read more

MindFULL or Mindful…

So, at our school, in this fast-paced, filled-with-trauma world, we’re working on being mindful. “Mindfulness” has been a phrase that we’ve used a great deal in the past year. My realization? That this teacher, (wife, mom, friend, etc), can be a tad-bit distracted a lot of the time.  So often  I am more mindFULL than mindful. So am rethinking some things. Here  are some of my thoughts: My growing definition of mindfulness- being fully present in the moment I’m in;Read more