In early March I received an e-mail with such contents as made me drool all over my laptop. It was quite embarrassing. But at the moment I did not care for my focus was entirely fixated on this incredible opportunity the e-mail link described. As soon as I knew what it was, I wanted to be a part of it- A LOT. Read More
When Alivia first mentioned the idea, it sounded like an interesting day out and the more I thought about it, the more I wanted to go. It’s spring break this week when all the kids and teachers are off from school. Alivia wanted to go check on her cabin up in the mountains and had invited a few friends along to go with her for the day. Read More
This afternoon at work I was looking fondly out the window at the deep blue sky I have been missing this winter. It was a perfect day for a nap in the park, or it would have been if I could have done that. I love the clouds, the rain, and the stormy nights, but as months go by and I weary of the winter weather , I start telling myself that above those clouds there is always pure blue sky. Read More
Yesterday I took a trip over to the coast as a retreat day. It seems I do this on a yearly basis between late February to mid March. I don’t know what it is about this time of year. Perhaps it is because the faintest whisper of spring is in the air and like the flowers, I am longing to turn my face to the sun and breathe after winter’s tempest has kept me indoors for so long. It is usually the time of year when things are overflowing inside and I need a time before the ocean to lay them out before the sands of time. Something about watching the waves wash up on the shore puts my life in perspective and in the roar of the waves, I can hear God sing.
Last fall I was at a Quaker conference on the sea. The surroundings were beautiful and the teachings were incredible, they opened me up to new truths and new paths for my life. It is a weekend I will not forget for to use one of my favorite terms, it “set the path before my feet”.