Stories of My Repurposed Life

Let Every Heart Prepare Him Room

Let Every Heart Prepare Him Room

As I was journeying through this Advent season, I came across a song that simply said:  “Let every heart, let every heart, prepare Him room.” While meditating on this...

Everything Beautiful in its Time

Everything Beautiful in its Time

This tree in my neighborhood blooms the most gorgeous pink lilies in fall, completely out of season even in SW Florida. I especially love looking at this beautiful tree when...

Convergence of Perspectives

Convergence of Perspectives

This Saturday morning's hike took us out to North Lido Beach in Sarasota. From this perspective, I saw the convergence of bay and gulf waters in the passage between Lido and...

Finding Flamingos 🦩

Finding Flamingos 🦩

I am obsessed with flamingos! My bedroom is flamingos! Though they are iconic to Florida, they were practically driven to extinction from the state in the 1800s. Apart from...

The Sweetness of Aloha

The Sweetness of Aloha

I was 18 years old the first time I came to Hawaii. When I think back on my younger self I have great compassion for that young bride. She only had dreams of a bright future...

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