“Sitting silently beside a friend who is hurting may be the best gift we can give.” — Unknown resting in garden building sense of well-being brushed by pollen * * * Garden Haven ~ Ceramic pals keep silent watch • Photo and “Well-being” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2021
“In the face of adversity, hope often comes in the form of a friend who reaches out to us.” — Christopher Reeve upset by chaos empty arms wanting to help reaching out for hope * * * Reaching Out ~ Eastern Daddy-Long-Legs covers wall’s vertical territory • Photo and “Reaching Out” haiku by Mary O’Connor … More Reaching Out
“When I look into the eyes of an animal I do not see an animal. I see a living being. I see a friend. I feel a soul.” —A.D. Williams “When we adopt a dog or any pet, we know it is going to end with us having to say goodbye, but we still do … More A Dog’s Life
“When I look into the eyes of an animal, I do not see an animal. I see a living being. I see a friend. I feel a soul.” — A. D. Williams * * * Nala — Terry’s soulmate. Watercolor painting by Mary O’Connor © 2018. Visit Mary’s painting gallery here to see more of … More Soulful
It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.” — Melody Beattie * * * “The Winter Palace”, Saks Fifth Avenue holiday window, Fifth Avenue, New … More “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.