Trust What Appears Around Us

“I truly believe that everything that we do and everyone that we meet is put in our path for a purpose. There are no accidents; we’re all teachers – if we’re willing to pay attention to the lessons we learn, trust our positive instincts and not be afraid to take risks or wait for someContinue reading “Trust What Appears Around Us”

Not on the water ….

but close! To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there. ~Barbara Bush Can you see it?  The river in the background?  Ah, isn’t it beautiful.  I am sure you were wondering what Anita and I do in the winter since we can’t paddleboard.  Well, today our brother Joe and Sister-in-law AnneContinue reading “Not on the water ….”


 “Living with integrity means: Not settling for less than what you know you deserve in your relationships. Asking for what you want and need from others. Speaking your truth, even though it might create conflict or tension. Behaving in ways that are in harmony with your personal values. Making choices based on what you believe,Continue reading “Integrity”

Big GIrl Panties

                         These pictures need some explanation. A little over a year ago I was going through an emotionally challenging time. My marriage was ending, my work life transitioning, and figuring out how to handle living alone while running a house was causing me to crumble. My friend Leah Mann is known for her artistic geniusContinue reading “Big GIrl Panties”


I love learning. New words or concepts bring me to a place of vibratory excitement and pleasure. I am a cheap date! Today, a beautiful woman who has worked with hospice patients for years taught me the word, companioning. From the word companion: “com” for with and “pan” for bread. Someone you would share a meal with – a friend, an equal. When we are on the healing journey we are companions. When you become a patient/client at Wellspring Holistic Center, we become companions on the road to health and wellness.

The Four Agreements

Be Impeccable with your words Don’t take anything personally Don’t make assumptions Always do your best   The four agreements are from Don Miguel Ruiz and I have them posted on the side of my refrigerator. I read them every day. How many days do I actually live them? You know how you can sayContinue reading “The Four Agreements”

Practice Forgiveness

If you are just tuning in, I am writing about some book marks that I made years ago and recently found. Catch up here. Book Mark 3 – Practice Forgiveness Wisdom from the book mark: If you hold a grudge after a disagreement you will not feel peace inside of yourself. If you react toContinue reading “Practice Forgiveness”