I’m walking around a parking lot. Thinking. I’ve flown away again. I’ve flown to find piles of hurricane ruin still standing. No roof. No home. A parking lot walk is a good option in this restless place. I walk around my car which is piled high with my personal belongings. They were rescued last … Continue reading Joie de Vivre!
Tag: mental health
Sorry I’ve missed you the past few weeks. I’ve been absorbed in salvaging. Webster defines salvaging as: The act of saving something extracted (as from rubbish) as valuable or useful. It seems I’ve been doing a lot of salvaging in the last two years. I’ve relied on God to help me find good stuff … Continue reading Salvaging Life
Looking Beyond Loss
I’ve got pretty good vision, but I’ve been having trouble seeing lately. There’s a drape of confusion and pain covering stuff around me and, I have to admit, it’s hard for me to see beyond my loss. God’s patient with me, though. He’ll help me figure it out. God will help you figure … Continue reading Looking Beyond Loss
Don’t Worry: Walk!
Sometimes I walk a windswept beach. An orange ball dips. Golden light settles on the horizon. Sunset prize over, other beach walkers move back inside. I’m alone. I walk and let the dark shore cloak me. Peace pulls at my toes. Weary waves sing me home. Sometimes I walk down 21 stairsteps to a mosaic … Continue reading Don’t Worry: Walk!
When in Doubt…Dance
(****This is the second post in my series on How to Cope with Tough Times****) I’m not a dancer but I love to dance. Most of my movements are deemed goofy by my kids. As a matter of fact, for about 20 years, while they were home, I relegated dancing to the basement. … Continue reading When in Doubt…Dance
I can’t say the word: “whimsical” without smiling. There’s something about the word. Whimsy is like a joyful secret no one knows but you. ✅ When times are tough, it doesn’t hurt to be a bit whimsical. ✅ Celebrate the silliness of the senses. ✅ Notice the music of the mundane. ✅ … Continue reading Whimsical