Persevering Despite Setbacks

Dear Friends, I sit near the open door looking out at the landscape. The morning's still-gentle breeze sways the tall bamboo in our small forest. It is impressive how flexible the bamboo is despite how firmly rooted the trunks are. They are hollow and yet their foundation is solid. They don't fight against the wind, … Continue reading Persevering Despite Setbacks

Compassion Won!

Dear Friends, On this early Sunday morning, with the promise of a hot day taking shape, I am grateful for all the wonderful activities and people that the tourist season brings to me and to our beautiful town. The breezes add vigor to my days. I am filled with optimism and good will, feelings that … Continue reading Compassion Won!