A New Flowering Year Begins

"Bare branches of each tree on this chilly January morn look so cold so forlorn. Grey skies dip ever so low left from yesterday's dusting of snow. Yet in the heart of each tree waiting for each who wait to see new life as warm sun and breeze will blow, like magic, unlock springs sap … Continue reading A New Flowering Year Begins

For everything there is a season

For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven. A time to be born and a time to die. A time to plant and a time to harvest.   Winter often has the appearance of peace and stillness, but beneath the frost and snow the earth is at work, preparing for … Continue reading For everything there is a season

Frustrations and Small Victories

I am not going to lie, patience is not my strongest virtue. I like instant results. When I decide upon something I want it all done and dusted to perfection (another of my little quirks - perfectionist through and through) as quickly and efficiently as possible. Now it is becoming very clear to myself that … Continue reading Frustrations and Small Victories

Wondrous Winter and Christmas Festivities

You step out, dressed to the nines in an abundance of woollen layers, bundled up, ready to brace the elements. There is a crisp crunch underfoot and a stillness in the atmosphere. You exhale and your breath fills the air before you, lingering for a second, caught in-between the warmth of your body and the … Continue reading Wondrous Winter and Christmas Festivities