Windblown

“Sometimes it feels like I’m thinking against the wind.” — Mortimer Adler “What we need to do is always lean into the future; when the world changes around you and when it changes against you—what used to be a tail wind is now a head wind—you have to lean into that and figure out what … More Windblown

Begin the day

“The sun ignites the clouds below it as if they, and the water, itself, were on fire.” ― Anthony T. Hincks “There’s a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free. Don’t miss so many of them.” — Jo Walton *   *   * Tucker welcomes the day — Photo by Jay … More Begin the day

Stand firm

“Be sure to put your feet in the right place… then stand firm.” — Abraham Lincoln    *   *   * Best stance — Egret photos by Mary O’Connor © 2018        

Taking a bath

“You can’t shower happiness on others without getting a few drops back on yourself.” — Israelmore Avivor “Taking a shower is awesome, it makes you feel nice and clean, makes you sound like a great singer, and helps you make all of life’s decisions.”  — Anonymous     *   *   * Wet Feathers — Photo … More Taking a bath

Faith, hope, patience

“Patience is not the ability to wait, but the ability to keep a good attitude while waiting.” — Joyce Meyer The fish may be running, but only at their own time. *   *   * Demonstration of patience — Photo at Niantic Boardwalk beach by Jan Logozzo © 2018

Shift in direction

“When the seasons shift, even the subtle beginning, the scent of a promised change, I feel something stir inside me. Hopefulness? Gratitude? Openness? Whatever it is, it’s welcome.” — Kristin Armstrong Looking for a little relief in the arrival of new black clouds overhead, we might enjoy the thoughts of Kim Hubbard, editor-at-large, People Magazine:  … More Shift in direction

Sanctuary

“When the world wearies and society ceases to satisfy, there’s always the garden.” — William Affleck “Within you there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time.” — Herman Hesse  *   *   * Florence Griswold Museum Garden — Once described as a ‘veritable tangle of fragrant beauty,” Miss … More Sanctuary