The Lotus Flower

The Lotus Flower...   Like the lotus flower that is born out of mud, we must honour the darkest parts of ourselves and the most painful of our life's experiences, because they are what … [Read more...]

The Calming Gifts of Nature

I sit here this evening listening to Snatam Kaur and Peter Kater's album Heart of the Universe as I reflect back to a little over two weeks ago. It's been a whirlwind of emergencies happening in my … [Read more...]

Quilts in the Garden!!

Last Saturday I had the pleasure of joining my sister for the day. She had found out about a Quilt Show in her area, and both of us were excited to attend. Much to each other's surprise as we talked … [Read more...]

Showing up takes courage

 Lately, I keep getting lots of little nudges to show up, to be more visible. To show up in my imperfections. To show up as I am regardless. This morning after connecting with someone new in my life … [Read more...]

#WorldAutismAwarenessDay … in the life of a young adult

There are many, many things I could talk about when it comes to living with someone who has autism. As a family we have over 25 years experience. We have a son who was diagnosed with autism / ASD in … [Read more...]

Art and Nature Inspires Healing

"Flowers seem intended for the solace of ordinary humanity." ~John Ruskin "Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature." ~Gerard de Nerval In His presence I find … [Read more...]

Till winter comes…

Till winter comes... crackling leaves ... stunning neutral tones earth tones ... everything bare the last of the leaves with a bit of remaining life hiding inside the lilac bush ... a pop of … [Read more...]

Healing is happening…

A week ago I underwent yet another surgery, a second time around for breast cancer. The surgeon had to go back in to remove more breast tissue to get clear margins, attempt to remove all the … [Read more...]