Taming the Misleading Heart & Mind

Taming the Misleading Heart & Mind

Like many people, most of my life has been spent on an endless search for something - happiness, peace and quiet, love, a sense of purpose. What I've learned is that none of those things can be had out there somewhere. No relationship will ever make us happy if we aren't already whole and happy. [...]

Change or Excuses

Change or Excuses

Until a few months ago, I was a distributor for doTERRA and I thought I'd like to help people find natural solutions to their health concerns. I thought I'd eventually open a shop and hold in-person classes to teach people how to use the oils and I truly believed this. I believe it so much, [...]

Nothing Is Wasted

Nothing Is Wasted

I'm currently reading a memoir entitled The Glass Castle, by Jeanette Walls that my amazing friend sent to me with a bit of fabric I purchased from her. Seriously, my friend, Jenniffer is one of those rare gems of a human being who lights up this world. I bought $13.00 worth of fabric from her [...]

Old Lady Pants

Old Lady Pants

I haven't enough fingers to count the ways I have hurt people in my life. Perhaps we all have this realization - "what an ass I have been, maybe I shouldn't have reacted the way I did, wow, if I could do things over again, I would..." In our minds, there are so many possibilities [...]

Mother’s Embrace

Mother’s Embrace

Goethe was one of the first to publicly say that the Earth is a living, breathing being and I have always believed this. All my life, any time I felt stressed out, or needed time alone, I escaped to Nature, whether it was to pet bees in my yard (an activity I have handed down [...]

Children – the ignored population

Children – the ignored population

Crossing the Border Is A MisdemeanorA misdemeanor is a crime that is more severe than a petty infraction (ie speeding), and less severe than a felony. Crossing the border in America is a misdemeanor. Based on all the hoopla regarding the undocumented immigrants and the "need for a wall," I mistakenly assumed that crossing the [...]