Archive Tag: inspiration

As I Live Dying

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As I Live Dying

I am dying. Every day I awake I am a little closer to the day when I will not wake up to the warmth of my lover lying beside me. Closer to the day when I will no longer gaze on the faces of my children in wonderment and feel my heart swell with pride […]

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autumn

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autumn

Yesterday was a hot, summery sort of day that turned into a beautiful evening of clear skies and a billion stars. I even commented to a friend that the Easter weekend is going to be kind to our little holiday village with weather like this. To my surprise, I awoke this morning to lightly falling […]

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are we there yet….?

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are we there yet….?

I am terribly impatient! The closer things get the more I want to rush them along.  I just get so excited!  When I was a child my parents learned very quickly not to tell me in advance of anything special that was coming up, because I would wind myself up like a spinning top in the run-up, […]

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who are you, “above all”?

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who are you, “above all”?

He saw that Fatima’s eyes were filled with tears. “You’re crying?”  “I’m a woman of the desert”, she said averting her face.  “But above all, I’m a woman.”  ~ from The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho None of us is only one thing at a time, yet we strive to define ourselves as this or that, to […]

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