Palm Tree Envy

I still have palm tree envy.  A few years ago, while on vacation after a rough season of life, I gazed often at the palm trees.  I love how they sway in the gentle breezes and also the storms of life.  They also grow whichever way is necessary to reach out for the source of …

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Cast your Cares

I don’t like to fish.  Maybe it’s the patience required, but it’s not very exciting to me. My husband however, loves to fish.  When I go with him, I do one thing-cast.  It’s my favorite part of fishing. Casting the lure way out there, I wait briefly-again I have little patience- then reel it in …

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It is well…

We all know people that seem to have it all and still aren’t satisfied. They keep searching for the next best thing, job, vacation or person to give them a deep contentment, a peace they don’t currently have.  While they may have everything according to worldly standards, they lack what eludes them-soul wellness. Wellness is …

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Do You Have 20?

I find many reasons not to exercise.  However I’ve made a concentrated effort to be in the best shape possible going into my knee surgery.  So, I’ve adjusted my daily routine and started by squeezing in 20 minutes of aerobic exercise a day.  So the question to myself and to you is “do you have 20” …

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Mindful Magnificence

The brilliant orange of an autumn leaf, the surprising look on my laughing daughter’s face and my limited abilities-these are some things I noticed while being mindful this week. Being mindful of all things around me while also being present to experience them as discussed in last Wednesday’s post (Look Up & Pay Attention) is not an easy …

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