What a Wonderful World

A – Z Challenge – Day 23 “Life is beautiful, as long as it consumes you. When it is rushing through you, destroying you, life is gorgeous, glorious. It’s when you burn a slow fire and save fuel, that life’s not worth having.” ~ D. H. Lawrence A Handmade Life I love the show, Nashville. … More What a Wonderful World

When Women Were Birds

“Once upon a time, when women were birds, there was the simple understanding that to sing at dawn and to sing at dusk was to heal the world through joy. The birds still remember what we have forgotten, that the world is meant to be celebrated.” – Terry Tempest Williams from “When Women Were Birds” … More When Women Were Birds

Thankful. Thankful. Thankful.

“One regret dear world, that I am determined not to have when I am lying on my deathbed is that I did not kiss you enough.” ~ Hafiz of Persia This is the week we seem to remember the notion of gratitude.  Thanksgiving rolls around and we count our blessings.  We pile food on the table: steaming … More Thankful. Thankful. Thankful.

Dear Inner Child

Grown-ups never understand anything for themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them. ~ Antoine Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince, 1943 Trust me. Everything will be OK. It is the end of another semester — crunch time  — which as a college instructor means everything is bound to be absolutely insane, … More Dear Inner Child