humble pie

“I want you to stop running from thing to thing to thing, and to sit down at the table, to offer the people you love something humble and nourishing, like soup and bread, like a story, like a hand holding another hand while you pray. We live in a world that values us for how fast we go, for how much we accomplish, for…

black coffee, blue skies

When you shift your focus from what is absent to what is present, from what is missing to what has been given, from what you are not to who you are… abundance is yours, effortlessly. ~Jeff Foster An experiment in seeing.

at this table

  Perhaps the World Ends Here ~ Joy Harjo The world begins at a kitchen table. No matter what, we must eat to live. The gifts of earth are brought and prepared, set on the table. So it has been since creation, and it will go on. We chase chickens or dogs away from it. Babies teethe at the corners. They scrape their knees…

under the spell

“Wasn’t there a spell for making yourself happy? Somebody must have invented one. How could he have missed it? Why didn’t they teach it? Was it in the library, a flying book fluttering just out of reach, beating its wings against some high window?” ~ Lev Grossman I came across some old cookbooks in the library the other day. And I found some happiness…

the calm

the calm that comes after all the decorations are taken down and put away and life once again returns to normal it was a wonderful holiday season and like every year previous it just flew by now it’s time to get back to our regularly scheduled programming the start of 2015 has brought some exciting news a new client and a published photo (Frog…