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Photo Friday: The Wonder of Everything

Photo Friday: The Wonder of Everything

When one travels, it is easy to look in wonder at the big buildings, the different customs, the strange food, and wonder, "What is that for? Who made that? Why do they do it that way?"

The truth is, wonderful things are all around us, no matter where we live.

Photo Friday: Memories of Sunshine

Photo Friday: Memories of Sunshine

Nothing like a few garden herbs growing inside in winter to bring back memories of summer. Oh, sunshine, how do I miss thee? Let me count the ways...

Photo Friday: Grateful for Simple Pleasures

Photo Friday: Grateful for Simple Pleasures

Tea, books, knitting, eating, cuddling, chocolate... This is a small celebration of some of my favourite simple pleasures. What makes your list?

Photo Friday: Grateful for the Harvest

Photo Friday: Grateful for the Harvest

Some years, the garden just sucks. But this year, my flourishing herbs and giant carrots and surprise petunias all worked together to heal my hurting heart. And I am so grateful for it.

Photo Friday: Become Brave

Photo Friday: Become Brave

The theme of my life for the last several months has been about becoming brave. My life has become less about protecting myself, and more about how my life can bless others. Sometimes, the things I have done have cost me. But for the most part, they have helped my heart and my courage to grow. Here are some lessons I've learned on the way.

Photo Friday: Beginnings

Photo Friday: Beginnings

"Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there." Phillip Brooks

Passing the torch of charitable activism to the next generation...

Just Start

Just Start

Obstacles will always be there, right in front of everything you want to achieve or do, from painting a room to building a multi-national company. At the beginning, when there are the most obstacles between you and your goal, it is tempting to focus on those and decide that the end result just isn't worth the effort.