Pick the Wildflowers

Walking early Sunday morning through the Acadiana Park I came across this sign – “Do not pick wildflowers” and it got me thinking. I love wildflowers and definitely agree with this “rule” because I like to see them growing and if you pick them I will miss them and vice versa but this sign brought me down another path of thought as I walked pondering the “wildflowers” in my life. Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary defines “wildflower” as the flower of a wild… Read more »

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Thankful

A friend of mine and I walked the labyrinth at Hospice of Acadiana this early morning. I was sweetly reminded of another friend who lost her life to cancer as I stepped into the labyrinth. Releasing, Releasing, Releasing! The letting go and surrendering with each step – moving away from what has been, moving away from what is now the past, moving, letting go, surrender. Each step intentional, slow, methodical. Focus on breath, Focus on movement, Focus on the thoughts… Read more »

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Opportunity

Went on a girls’ beach trip this summer with some friends to beautiful Orange Beach, Alabama. The water was the perfect shade of blue-green, the sand pristine white, the sunrises vibrant orange, yellow and pink. breathtaking.. the beach never disappoints! My favorite time on the beach is early morning before the world wakes. The ocean waves, birds, and, if you are lucky enough to spot them, dolphins welcome you into each day at the beach as the sun begins its… Read more »

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Cage That Bird

Walking across my yard this morning, I watched two birds fly overhead. A big black crow was being chased by a much smaller mockingbird. The crow was at least 2-3 times bigger than the bird chasing it. How many things in your life are chasing after you and have you running scared without looking back to the shadow? Why don’t we look back at the things that scare us? What keeps us moving forward away from that scary thing behind… Read more »

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Shake it off!

Did you know that emotions have a vibration? Anger, jealousy, joy, sadness, fear, delight all vibrate at a specific frequencies. Ever heard the saying emotions are contagious? Have you ever noticed when you walk into a funeral service how you literally can feel the grief in the room, it’s heavy and can feel suffocating. Have you ever listened to a friend’s story about an injustice and by the end of it you are feeling as ticked off about it as… Read more »

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