Thankful Thursday

So on this ‘Thankful Thursday’ I’m thankful for words. I’m thankful for words spoken that bring clarity. It’s amazing the power of words to clear the air and wash away misunderstandings when all parties have taken a deep breath before hand. Sometimes, that’s a crucial piece (for peace)—this breathing in and breathing out. Somehow, deep breaths seem to open up the ability to listen and hear a bit more.  And I’m thinking that good conversation is just that…it’s a breathingRead more

On Stepping Back

Everyday I go the back way home. The route consists of winding roads and views of distant mountains, of creeks meandering through fields and cows quietly grazing. From the time I pass through the last traffic light to the time I get home, the views help me decompress a bit. There’s usually a ‘grande finale’ of sorts as I turn onto my road. There is a field on the corner that changes daily depending on the weather, the crop beingRead more