Deep Cuts

Deep cuts that excise hurt. Recovering from those deep cuts take time. A recent deep cut in my life involved two people who I considered to be friends for many years. With the grieving process kicked on to high gear traveling from shock and betrayal to acceptance and letting go left me drained yet triumphantly … Continue reading Deep Cuts

Smoky Mirror

Those who do not show kindness to others do not show gentleness to themselves.   Those who do not show encouragement to others do not show support to themselves.   Those who show anger to others show vexation to themselves.   Those who show ridicule to others do not show high self-esteem to themselves.   … Continue reading Smoky Mirror

Learning New

  I am always learning. Always. It seemed it was time for me to learn something new in my editing room. I use Photoshop just so you all know. I came across a blog recently that showed two functions in Lightroom that to me were new, camera calibration and radial filter. Knowing Lightroom and Photoshop … Continue reading Learning New

What Will Be

That morning, I put a stone in my jean’s pocket after getting dressed. Carefully I made sure that stone was way down at the bottom of my pocket for safe keeping. I had finally made another hair appointment after canceling my original one. I made sure all our cats were stable and that Hubby had … Continue reading What Will Be

Time-Out

Seems the time has come for me to be with my gardens. Why? I am redesigning many of my gardens [HOLY MOLY!], which means, adding to [buying at a Nursery] new flowers, bringing them home and planting them, thinning out existing flowers and transplanting them to other gardens, getting rid of plants that are not … Continue reading Time-Out

A Little Pizazz

*Turn phones horizontal/visit blog to view FULL SCREEN* ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I thought I’d have some fun in PS to see what I could do with this Rose. I gave Her a bit of pizazz and jazz. I’ve been working so hard ‘tween pruning bushes and trees (and almost slicing one of my fingertips off) and catching … Continue reading A Little Pizazz

Spring! (2 IMAGES)

Spring! Even though snow still shows these tiny little ones with ¬†power¬†in ONE push through frozen ground giving JOY that abounds! ~~~~ Below is an image to give you an idea how tiny these Crocus sprouts are. ¬†Compare them to one leaf: ~~~~ Spring! ¬†My jubilation is fierce! ¬†Flowers are coming, they are coming! ¬†These … Continue reading Spring! (2 IMAGES)

Choices

Even in this jagged pain I still have a choice to see Beauty Blessed ~~~~ As I’ve acknowledged to some friends, the past few days have been very tough for me as I contended with hand-to-hand combat with my inner torment. ¬†Every aspect of my life is so tightly woven together that no matter what … Continue reading Choices

Before You Do

Before you criticize you better know full well what it’s like to walk in the shoes you spew toxic waste at! And before that forked tongue utters one criticism how about changing¬† the Lens of your Heart to see the Light instead of dark? It is guaranteed when you stop the criticism and when you … Continue reading Before You Do

A Friend In Trouble

I was just notified this morning that a good friend of mine, Irene¬†(IreneDesign2011), is very ill in a hospital in her city. ¬†Her daughter, Claire, requested help from me to get the word out that her Mother needs prayer, Light and Energy, good thoughts, sent now. ¬†If any of you know Irene will you please … Continue reading A Friend In Trouble