Tag Archives: joy

Honoring Liza Jolie

… … Today marks the first anniversary of my precious princess Liza Jolie’s passing. I love and miss you so much Sweet Girl. Even though I don’t have a green thumb, I have purchased beautiful flowers to honor you. I … Continue reading

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Sunrise This Morning

… … Slate clouds Pale gray sky Splashes of soft burgundy light Overcome by beauty I cry …

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Favorite Poem?

… … My poetry writing class starts today, and our teacher has given us some homework. He has asked us “to bring in a poem that you enjoy — something published that you’ve read at some point and have greatly … Continue reading

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Gratitude

…… … There is so much in this world to be grateful for. Here is a beautiful video by Louie Schwartzberg that he presented at a TEDx San Francisco conference. Enjoy! … …

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Owning Our Story

… … “Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it. Embracing our vulnerabilities is risky but not nearly as dangerous as giving up on love and belonging and joy — … Continue reading

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Gratitude

Today I am grateful for my precious puppy and my gorgeous golden boy. What are you grateful for? … Chenrezig Hanalei Jolie – Rezi … Zydeco Ardoin …

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Zydeco Joy and a Dream

. There is no culture more deliciously rich than that of the Black Creoles in southwest Louisiana. A great joy in my life is the colorful gumbo of music and dance known as “zydeco.”  I want to share a bit of … Continue reading

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Morning Sunrises

  Recently, I have been taking a few minutes to do “nothing” each morning – I observe the sky at sunrise. I am always awed by the beauty of what I see. I am always filled with gratitude. This practice in mindfulness connects me to … Continue reading

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reJOYvenating IV

    What was your favorite childhood gift? In this holiday season, we can reconnect with our joy by thinking about favorite gifts we received as a child. What was your favorite childhood gift? Why was it your favorite? If … Continue reading

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Childhood Joy

   Happy is he who still loves something he loved in the nursery. He has not been broken in two by time; he is not two men, but one, and he has saved not only his soul but his life. (G.K. … Continue reading

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