Sunday, March 6, 2011

Monday Musings...

I am thankful:

- For the flight attendant who gave me a bottle of water for my drive on Friday even though there was no beverage service.

- For Kate. For seeing me. For seeing me so intently that I could almost physically feel her embracing my presence from across the room.

- For water and what it does to my spirit. Everything from the hot bath on Friday night to the roar of the ocean and cleansing rain on Sunday.

- For new friends. My new people. From the friends on the East and to the West and the ones from the North.

- For the coffee shop in Pacific Grove and the new memories that have been seeded there.

- For the tears that came and the weeks past where I have felt them coming yet was unable to embrace the emotion and let it be. The wave that finally came over me was powerful, vulnerable, raw and so very real.

- For the shift that I allowed to happen inside of me and the willingness to let it be OK to grow just now. To take new steps this very moment towards my purpose.

- For music and the perfectly timed playlist that filled the radio waves on my drive yesterday.

- For the mother on the airplane traveling alone with her two young children. One heaving into the air-sick bag and the other not old enough to understand. This reminded me to be gentle with my own daughter.

-For the magical moment the sun filled the sky on the flight home with a sendoff only California could offer. Whispering reminders of things to come.


  1. Love the sentiment of your words. Photo is looks like the sun is literally exploding on the horizon!

  2. This was the perfect way to start my Monday, thank you!!!

  3. This is beautiful. Have you heard the quote "The cure for everything is salt water: sweat, tears, or the sea." (Isak Dinesen).

  4. Thanks Lindsey, I have not heard that quote but I find it 100% true and real.

  5. Thank you Mindy, have a great week!

  6. Thank you Bonnie, it was amazing to see.

  7. hello my dear one. this is beautiful. I'm so blessed to be counted among your people, and to count amongst mine. xo

  8. So beautifully captured, the beauty of the moments, the snippets that we hold close. I am so happy to have met you last weekend.

  9. i felt so much of this... so wonderful, poetic and gentle. i am so happy we met. there is such power in these moments we shared.


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