Dear Friends, It is a quiet Sunday morning on the day in which we celebrate love and friendship worldwide. As I look around I appreciate the fact that the winds are absent in this moment allowing me to rest from what is a constant encounter with dust on every … Continue reading Celebrating Love and Friendship
Dear Friends, The morning that greets me is cool and breezy. From where I sit, I can see a variety of trees, their branches swaying to the rhythm of the music that is coming from the nearby church. From what I can hear, the service is live.The pastor's message is confidently directing the congregation to … Continue reading Annual Traditions
Dear Friends, The singing from a local congregation nearby interrupts the stillness of this quiet Sunday morning. Current conditions have generated changes in our social interactions and I must admit that hearing this singing after so many months without it has been largely positive and comforting. For our physical and mental health, we have adopted … Continue reading A Different Thanksgiving Day
Dear Friends, As the year comes to a close, I read over some of my Sunday messages and your feedback and find myself extremely humbled by your kind words. It's been a good year for me and I hope that most months in your own lives have had more ups than downs. As always, I … Continue reading A Seasonal Greeting!
Dear Friends, The bark of a single small dog in the neighborhood disrupts the silence of a tranquil Sunday morning. Despite the annoyance, my list of things to be grateful for is long. As I breathe in the brisk morning air, I welcome a deep serenity that will cradle me through the day. Get out … Continue reading A Message of Gratitude
Dear Friends, I woke up today to the sun shining brightly through our windows. The energetic screeching of the red-crowned parrots could be heard nearby and I rejoiced to be waking up in such an optimistic atmosphere. I silently bless everything around me as I begin my day. It is another opportunity to make new … Continue reading Celebrating Life and Mother’s Day!
Dear Friends, A somber morning greeted me. I stood on my terrace and let the cool morning air gently bring me to full wakefulness. The serenity of the almost invisible green rolling hills grounded me. I could feel my heart fill with gratitude to be alive, even during this time of uncertainty in our world. … Continue reading Compassion and Respect
Dear Friends, Greetings on this glorious Sunday morning! After a good breakfast, it's a good idea to get out and enjoy the many gifts of nature and try out one the gifts found under your tree! The lovely December breezes have infused our town with energy and optimism, both apparent last weekend during the fair … Continue reading A message for a beautiful morning
Dear Friends, Greetings! Another opportunity for relaxation and movement is here today. I encourage you to get out early so you can spend part of the day reaping the benefits of feeling thankful for all that surrounds you. Before I began to write this morning, after a breakfast which included coffee from Atenas (of course!), … Continue reading Soul Searching
Dear Friends, Nothing is more fulfilling than waking up to a day that is tailor-made for going out and moving our bodies in gratitude. On this gorgeous Sunday, I wish you a day of rest and relaxation. Let nothing disturb you today. Get out there early and enjoy all that Nature offers wherever you are … Continue reading Dormant Musical Talent