People,Paulo, Perspective

Paulo Coelho wrote- “No one loses anyone, because no one owns anyone. That is the true experience of freedom and loyalty.” These words stuck a chord with me and I  pondered the depth and scope of what it means to lose, to own, to love, to understand and to have freedom. It wasn’t enough for…

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…

This Is What It Looks Like

I hear it all the time, ” You don’t look your age,” and I have always just smiled and took it for a compliment but yesterday I got to thinking .. and I realized something about what that meant. This is what it looks like. There ya go. That is it.   Isn’t this something that…

Look Closely and Listen

Look closely Right in front  There’s so much To see Take the time Open your eyes Use your hands And your heart Dig beneath The surface There’s so much more That meets the eye If only You’ll pay attention Listen closely Lean forward There’s words You’ve heard before And somehow forgotten  To listen to all…

Shock

It came as a shock looking at the picture she had no idea  that she had let time cast such a shadow over the woman she once was it was enough of a shock to pull her out of the box of regrets and mishaps to begin all over again with fierce resolve and determination…

Deaf and Blind

I’ll just come right out and say it as clear as I can.   I’m deaf and blind. I was told, “Jeanna’,don’t be blinded.” because I disagreed with several women in a post about knowing the heart of another person. Well, when well-meaning, holy rollers start quoting scripture and verse, claiming to know what the “real…