I am celebrating the last 30 days of my 3rd decade of life with a new project, 40 Small Things. Basically, I am calling out the things that bring me joy. This is a practice many of us already have, whether we call it a practice or not. After all, what would be the use of Instagram if we couldn’t take a picture of our favorite glass of wine? ;). For the next 30 days I will be building a… Read more »

As you take in the beauty of tonight’s full moon, imagine her bright light surrounding you and pouring into your soul. Take a deep breath, and as you exhale slowly, picture that light streaming out through your fingertips, brightening every dark corner, illuminating what you may not have previously noticed…glimmers of hope, pockets of beauty. Where will you shine your light today?

Celebrating new beginnings with a list of late summer joys… …Joy is: Possibility. The wind changing. Bright red ripened tomatoes on the vine. The first sunflower blooms gazing up to the sun. Garden Buddha. The scent of mint leaves and lemon balm. Tiny birds perched on tricycle handlebars. Inquisitive groundhogs. Warm earth. Now, your turn. Where do you find joy?