Missing Pieces

I placed a 550 piece puzzle on the coffee table at my massage studio and encouraged the clients that were waiting to put it together, to find the pieces and fit them into place, to search and seek and to use their mind and hands in a productive, creative way. After a week, I came…

Flowers and Faith

Yesterday,my client was running just a few minutes late which gave me time to walk outside and look at the flowerbeds and the empty pots. I stood there in the front yard, and adjusted the single pot of pansies, and picked up the picture that had the saying, “Life is a journey..enjoy it.” engraved on…

Margaritas And Music

Here I am, sitting in a chair A woman is putting color in my hair just like Mema always did I’m carrying on the tradition ain’t no gray gonna give me away I already had my coffee dipped a cookie in the cup  listened this morning to all the greats those deep. rugged voices of…

Bright Pink Scarf

Week after week on Sunday mornings I show up Walk right through the door get another cup of coffee and take a seat down as close as I can be just like I’m supposed to do holding my head up high holding AVA tight None of the church ladies and certainly not the men have…

Body and Soul

“Our body is our soul’s best friend.”-Paulo Coelho. When I read these words, I immediately drew a heart in the margins next to the words and jotted down my thoughts.  There is such profound truth held in these simple words and just yesterday, a friend and I shared some thoughts about this. I had been…