Thoughtful Thursdays

The Power of Touch

This week’s inspiration comes from the newest member of our family – Beckett James Doyle! We are so excited! He arrived safely last week, coming in at a whopping 9 pounds, 4.4 ounces, my son-in-law announced via text. Mother and child are doing well, he said. As I listened to the hospital play their welcoming […]

The Power of Being Heard

What an interesting week! More about that in future posts, but for now, guess who helped me stay inspired this week? YOU did. Sometimes in the writing world you need to feel like you’ve been heard. Writing can be a lonely pursuit, especially when forces beyond your control prevent you from engaging in routines that balance […]

Nature’s Lesson on Letting Go of “Why”

This week’s inspiration comes from my yard. The photo above is of a mum that has never ever been this gorgeous. And I don’t know why. For the last two years, the deer have treated it like a main course meal. Every single flower was nipped, resulting in one giant shrub of unattractive stubs. I have […]