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”

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

Be curious

My daughter loves Curious George so she was delighted with her birthday cake. πŸ™‚ I have watched countless episodes of Curious George with my daughter and I do like his enthusiastic spirit of play and discovery. Everyday presents a new opportunity to learn, explore and have fun in the process. George gets things wrong aContinue reading “Be curious”

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”

Make progress daily

We have another caterpillar and whereas it is amazing the transformation to a butterfly πŸ¦‹ I am taking different lessons from this caterpillar. My daughter named this caterpillar, Baby, and like a baby πŸ‘Ά the caterpillar undergoes massive development in a short amount of time. However, as I pay attention to Baby I notice BabyContinue reading “Make progress daily”

And now FLY!

Our Monarch butterfly has been released today to the outdoors after his wings dried. The butterfly is free to soar now! I will remember that I am free to soar I need to be bold and fly towards my dreams. Cheers to you and your path to soar! πŸ¦‹

Transformations

Our Monarch butterfly is in the chrysalis stage. Transformations can be difficult but I think it is more difficult to stay the same. We need to keep challenging ourselves and keep growing. Otherwise that feeling of being stuck will drain us of energy and life. Good luck with whatever transformation you are experiencing!

Flower Power

These are hydrangeas from my mom’s garden. They make me so happy when I look at them. They smell lovely too. This exquisite beauty will only last a few days. Nature gives the reminder to bloom your fullest each day. You will have a richer life and enrich those around you. Cheers to you andContinue reading “Flower Power”