“Peace on Earth, good will toward men.” This is a common expression you hear every year during the Christmas holiday season, if you really wish for peace, let me suggest this: Make peace first with the face you see in the mirror every day. Until you come to accept yourself, your flaws, both real and … More Peace on Earth
Something to think about: If you are doing something for someone, don’t think of it as a “chore,” or a “duty,” that must be performed, consider it as an act of love for the other. Say for instance you prepare and serve your family a meal, it is not merely an act you are obliged … More A Labor Day Thought
Here’s an example of how my life is, and how everything is always working out for me. As some of my friends know I find things during my walks all the time, tools, money, etc. In the money category I find small change, mostly pennies. Well, after a while they build up, and I take … More The Little Things
I have a friend who has been after me to post more of my botanical work, so here it is.
There is a Lantana bush in my front yard I call “Mattie’s Bush,” because my friend and wildlife photographer Mattie Bryant would spend hours photographing it from every angle.
Even before I understood my need for you, saw your face, heard your voice, or kissed your lips, you were there. I have seen myself reflected in your eyes as you touched me while whispering the depths of your heart. You have been my soft place, my wise counsel, my inspiration, my sun parting the … More Welcome My Love
The message I have this year is so simply clear, and it can be summed up in just one four letter word. Live Optimistically Value Everyone I have so many friends, in so many places, scattered all over the globe. They are of all different nationalities, races, and religions, and they all have one … More The Holiday Season 2012
It is my Birthday today, I had planned to go riding on my new motorcycle all day as is my tradition. But, that’s not the way it turned out. I woke up this morning at 2:00 AM. I am not sure why, but I did, and I could not for the life of me go … More It Is My Birthday Today
When I went into the kitchen this morning a flash of color caught my eye, a bud on my Hibiscus had opened. I have had this plant for years, if memory serves, since 2005, it didn’t cost much, maybe $25 USD, you can find them for a similar price at any home center. This is … More Early Morning Color
I am constantly amused and saddened at the way folks are, I was at Wal-Mart this morning coming out of the store, I was headed back to my car, and I hear “you f***ing a**hole!” This wasn’t all I heard, I’m sure I don’t need to elaborate, but, I will tell you it was a … More Really??