Pruning

Pruning

"If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth as a branch, and is withered; and men gather them, and cast them into the fire, and they are burned."-John 15:6 I was clearing leaves and cutting back my grasses and Russian sage for the winter. The branches were dead, and while I'm not [...]

A Present

A Present

"Oh yes, the present moment...it's like a quote...oh, what is that quote again, oh yes..."Today is a gift. That is why they call in "the present"!" Scott interjected with his ah ha moment. One of by besties once again boiling down my rather rambling conversation into something more succinct. I was talking about the beauty [...]

Life Ain’t No Yoga Pose

Life Ain’t No Yoga Pose

There it was again, another self help guru, someone I respected, with a picture of a perfectly posed woman in swan pose with glowing sunlight behind her. Everything….was beautiful..the author was beautiful, the yogi was beautiful and everything was zen perfection. And for the first time in my self improvement journey I went, WTF!! Yes, [...]

Not All Who Wander Are Lost

Not All Who Wander Are Lost

"You won't match the price?" "No." "Well then you just lost a sale.  I do appreciate the help today."  I smiled turned around and walked out of Dillard's.  Now mind you, I am one of those people that seems to have an amazing knack for finding the most expensive dress in a store without knowing [...]

The Laughter Canners

Marigold was named after her Great Great, Great Great Grandmother Marigold Maria Mattie Lou Mayhew, the first woman in the Mayhew family who knew the magic art of canning laughter.   People need healing, and healing is done through the ear.  “God’s word comes through the ear!”  Mattie would announce to any one and anything [...]