Look again!

My daughter and I spied this Praying Mantis in the neighbor’s garden. Nature teaches us to slow down and look again for things may appear on a 2nd look. This was the first time I have ever seen a Praying Mantis in person, truly a sight to behold. Here’s to you slowing down and takingContinue reading “Look again!”

Buzzing with life

Watching this bee busily buzzing about the phlox in the garden got me charged with life. The bee was focused and seemed to be content. I felt a strong life force go throughout my body. It propelled me to walk around the block and play frisbee with my daughter. The bee has so much energyContinue reading “Buzzing with life”

Put love into the world.

A cheerful makeup case I bought my daughter to use for storing her crayons. It reminds me to be loving and compassionate to all different types of people. Here’s to showing compassion or love to someone today. β€πŸ™‚πŸ¦‹

May your day bloom with beauty!

I saw this lovely zinnia on my walk this morning. Taking walks in the summer is such a treat because there are so many beautiful flowers in bloom. The trees are dazzling too! Take a walk today, you will be happy you did! πŸ™‚πŸšΆβ€β™‚οΈπŸšΆβ€β™€οΈ

Church spire soars to the heavens

This church spire is on the Catholic church Immaculate Conception in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. This church is 150 years old. I love how most churches have spires that soar to heaven. Just think of how many prayers have been offered in this building and how many people were comforted by the words of scripture orContinue reading “Church spire soars to the heavens”

Open a new door

Opening a new door leads to adventures, challenges and fresh perspectives. I like to literally open new doors like the doors above as well as exploring new towns, churches, libraries, restaurants and stores. Not every week lends itself to physically going to new places so it is good to read books, blogs, stretch your imaginationContinue reading “Open a new door”