Month: May 2021

Extended Family Indeed!

When I came upon the sea of mottled green and purple leaves with a chorus of delicate yellow flowers bowing their heads, my jaw dropped open and I felt such deep awe and wonder that I couldn’t speak.  The sheer number of these flowers… Continue Reading “Extended Family Indeed!”

Through the Veil and Back Again

As I drive to our city park that has forest trails in its valleys, my mind is paying attention to the road, checking off mental notes on my never ending to do list, arranging priorities.  I always think if I can just get one… Continue Reading “Through the Veil and Back Again”

Rabbits, Fear & Our Heart’s Desire

One minute I was Mr. McGregor.  The next minute I was Peter Rabbit…  I have a garden that is fenced to keep out the deer, and one day recently I left the gate open all night, and a rabbit got in.   We have lots… Continue Reading “Rabbits, Fear & Our Heart’s Desire”

Bleeding Hearts

The term “bleeding heart” has become quite a derogatory term in our culture and refers to one who feels “too much”.    Dictionary.com says it means “a person who makes an ostentatious or excessive display of pity or concern for others”, and it has even… Continue Reading “Bleeding Hearts”