Perfect Introvert Saturday

“We live, in fact, in a world starved for solitude, silence, and private: and therefore starved for meditation and true friendship.” — C.S. Lewis I’m feeding my introvert soul this morning by sitting out in front of my house, enjoying the fresh air and watching the world go by.  Our front door and living room…

Sharing My World – Week 28

Here is my contribution to Share Your World for this week.  (Scroll to the bottom for more info on SYW.) Have you ever been a participant in a parade? What did you do? When I was younger I marched in a drum and bugle corps, playing the big bass drum.  I was in parades in…

Joy Is…

I’ve started to keep a joy list.  What’s a joy list, you ask?  It’s a list of endings to the sentence Joy is… the smell of freshly cut wood. going outside in the early morning and enjoying the look and smell of the world just waking up.  Everything is so fresh and clean. having a…

Be Like The River

Seven Pieces of Advice from Rumi In generosity and helping others be like the river. In compassion and grace be like the sun. In concealing others’ faults be like the night. In anger and fury be like the dead. In modesty and humility be like the soil. In tolerance be like the ocean. Either you…

When I’m 64

Here’s a video of a couple with great future ahead of them.  What a way to propose!  If you’re a Beatles fan, you’ll understand it as the video plays. (In case you missed it at the end, Sir Paul says, “And they’ve booked us for the wedding.”

Joy of Lawn Mowing

(#2 in my Joyful July Series). Joy is mowing my own lawn.   We used to have a lawn service do it because Cee thought I had enough on my plate without that.  Maybe she was right, because I was always late doing it, and then I had to deal with a mini-jungle.  But though her…

Sharing My World – Week 27

Here is my contribution to Share Your World for this week.  (Scroll to the bottom for more info on SYW.) If you were the architect of one existing building, which building would you select? It would have to be Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright’s masterpiece.  I love that it’s organic, seemingly growing out of the land…