Inspirational, Spiritual Teaching

So you think you give too much? It may be you are receiving too little…

Last week I reminded you to practice giving, instead of always trying to get.  Each day we have many opportunities to be a blessing to someone through a smile, a kind word or generous action. Yet in my life I have over the years been told over and over, "You are giving too much!" The… Continue reading So you think you give too much? It may be you are receiving too little…

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Waiting For The Gate To Open

The little lamb had her head stuck through the red barn gate. The grass on the other side of the fence looked greener than the dirt patch in her pen. Little horns on the Jacob Lamb(a breed with horns) prevented her from pulling her head back through.  Unable to free herself she bleated continuously. Her… Continue reading Waiting For The Gate To Open

Inspirational, The Swimming Ones

The Magic Returns Again…and Again…and Again

Just when I thought the magic had passed, it returned. Just when I was ready to live in the memory, and appreciate what was, more amazing miracles came swimming by. I ask for signs in all that I do.  I pray for guidance, for wisdom and for clarity and I wait for the signs to… Continue reading The Magic Returns Again…and Again…and Again

Inspirational, Our Four Legged Friends, Spiritual Insight, The Journeys Path

Keep Your Heart Open

"You don't need a dog. It just doesn't make sense to get a dog right now." This is a serious conversation from the dinner table at my house this weekend "If you get a dog, I am not going to take care of it for you. You have to walk it. You have to feed… Continue reading Keep Your Heart Open

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Joy to the Frogs

The frogs are back.  Baby frogs are showing up in my life again.  They make me so happy... I was so angry, holding a grudge with snake, and I fueled my anger by blaming him for all the frogs disappearing. But now the frogs are back. Over several months the frogs were disappearing.  And then… Continue reading Joy to the Frogs

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Precious Moments

Today I played authentically with my children. It was a beautiful afternoon and I was tired of raking leaves that just keep falling. So I initiated a game of tag/hide and seek. I was surprised how I got into it, and was sincerely trying to stay hidden behind the palm tree as one of my… Continue reading Precious Moments

Spiritual Teaching, The Journeys Path, Uncategorized

Staying Open to Happiness

I went for a morning walk and was processing my fears, my worries and praying to come back to my center. It was apparent to me I was a bit off, as my emotions were in fear mode and so when something landed on my left arm, I panicked. Distracted and anxious my mind and… Continue reading Staying Open to Happiness

Spiritual Insight

Happiness is a Habit

Today I saw a bumpersticker that really grabbed me. It wasn't just what the bumper sticker said, but who said it that makes it so profound. It looked more like a magnetic sign taking up half the tail end of the white minivan in front of me. The sign was blaring in front of me… Continue reading Happiness is a Habit