apart and close

To be apart from a loved one, yet feel close to them – defying the distance – is a blessing that offers comfort and contentment. To be close to the beloved, yet feel apart and separate – across a chasm of...

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light a fire

This year. Man, what a long strange trip it’s been. I’ve done better with the light quotes than I realised. I managed most of the ones I had in mind – even though some months that might have been all I posted...

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the things that sustain us

After five months of being ill, and two surgeries, I am on the other side. I am recovering. I am healing. I am building up my strength. I am a MAGIC HEALING PERSON. Or so one of my surgeons tells me. (I like him.) There were...

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the hills are alive

I had a hard time choosing a photo to go with this month’s light quote for my one little word. Only because I wanted to share something old from Greece. I opened that folder. And fell head-first like Alice down the rabbit...

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new growth

It’s time for another quote for my one little word – 2012 version. There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in. ~Leonard Cohen, Anthem I am counting on this. My heart is cracked open right...

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hope and other powerful forces

Another in the light quotes series, for my one little word. In Laini Taylor’s much-awarded Daughter of Smoke and Bone, Madrigal explains pulling on wishbones to Akiva. He asks, “Then why do it?” She shrugged...

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