queen of the butterflies

Sitting on my deck, meditating on my garden and the emergence of an abundance of Monarch butterflies in it this summer…when I suddenly noticed that Fishgirl was sporting a stunning new bracelet. Yes, it’s an incredibly poignant and  auspicious chrysalis placement. I feel like the Queen of the Butterflies. Advertisements

a little bird told me

I pulled into my driveway after a hike with my dog. For a minute or two I sat there as I pondered the enormity of a particular problem I’m dealing with today. “What do you think I should do, Scott?”, I realized I had said this out loud. No sooner said than something caught my eye. […]

love is stronger than any bomb

Here’s a love story that is going to turn your heart into a melting hot plate of mac ‘n’ cheese: this couple met as a result of the Boston Marathon bombing. Boston Globe journalist Ken Cullen does a remarkable job of teasing out all the nuances in his article about how “love is stronger than […]

locked out of heaven

“Believe your heart. Believe in yourself. You are on the right path. You are love and you are loved. Never forget.” I offer this to my readers as confirmation that there is more to this life than appears at first glance. This week I consulted grief counselor / psychic Vincent Genna in Raleigh for the […]

nepenthe

One fine day this past August my dog Loolie and I heard a loud thump on a small window not of the type one would usually worry about as being a danger to birds. We did not investigate the cause of the noise until later when I went outside to water my garden.  I noticed a tiny bird […]

stillness before action

Guess what came down my chimney and crawled up the fire screen into my art studio last night? My first Praying Mantis sighting since childhood. You know me, I take this timely synchronicity seriously as a sign I am on the right path physically, mentally, spiritually, and creatively. For more on the significance of Praying Mantis […]