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I love the beauty of fall — crisp morning air and stunning sunsets. A reminder of the bounties of life. A knowledge that our labors are rewarded as we never stop striving to grow, strengthen, cultivate and transform. This fall has brought great learning opportunities for our family. During the past two months, we have…Read more »
This past Thursday night was long. The clock slowly ticked as my dedicated nurse sat across from my hospital room wrestling whether to call the doctor again for the fourth time in the middle of the night. I was admitted earlier that day because my oxygen levels would not stay in the normal range even with…Read more »
kintsukuroi ~ “to repair with gold” ~ the Japanese art of repairing pottery with gold or silver lacquer and understanding that the piece is more beautiful for having been broken. My cancer journey has woven threads of strength into my life. My life is more beautiful for having been broken. I recently listened to an…Read more »
Today was not an easy day. Yes, hard days do come every once in a while. I needed this day to refine my soul by cultivating gratitude and not leaning towards feelings of despair. You see, difficult days can become some of our most magnificent moments. I am known as a glass half-full kind of…Read more »
The unique traits of women. Those who help us to become our best self. Noble women who make courageous decisions. The tender touch that heals one who is hurting — both physically and spiritually. One who is always there and cheers for our success. Women of faith who quietly serve and love others. Women who…Read more »
“Acting on even a twig of faith allows God to grow it.” ~ Henry B. Eyring I often awake during the night. When sleep does not return, I focus on study and reflection. The house is still, and I capture the opportunity to strengthen my learning and increase my…Read more »
Mahalo means thanks, gratitude, admiration, praise, esteem, regards, or respect. Our time in Kauai envelopes the emotion of mahalo with an additional expression of reverence. A reverence for beauty of the creation. A reverence for solace of the soul. A reverence for tender expressions of love. A reverence for gentle care. I have tried to…Read more »