Tag: nature

Sprouting Pretty

Racial tensions are at scary levels; I woke today to another senseless shooting. In addition, that is, to the one the day before; oh, yeah, we can’t forget the terrorism in the airport in Turkey, and I had to stop. That is as far as I got on this post. I sat here staring at…

The Hills Came Alive

I could feel it; I just knew. It was in the air. The atmosphere was ripe. I was filled with anticipation. There was no preventing anything. It was just a matter of time. But, I digress. Let me begin at the beginning. Some of you may remember we got on the wrong trail last weekend–it…

The Delightful Mistake

In all the years we’ve been hiking, we’ve never seen a more beautiful trail bursting with wild flowers, and we’ve never experienced the following. The week we visited Hawk Mountain Trail, Mr. Hospitality told us about Coffin Mt. Trail, asked if we’d been there. We hadn’t, so this was the weekend, and we found it…

The Life To Come

  “Did I offer peace today? Did I bring a smile to someone’s face? Did I say words of healing? Did I let go of my anger and resentment? Did I forgive? Did I love? These are the real questions. I must trust that the little bit of love that I sow now will bear…

The King And I

Do you know of a place near where you live, a place you consider an “escape,” and without fail, can, after a time, leave feeling refreshed and more alive? Meet the King: His highness is nestled off the road among acres of holiday trees, the trail to which never meets a road. In other words,…