The hummingbirds are beautiful and fascinating to watch. Just like all of Nature, they teach us lessons about life. Here are a few lessons from hummingbirds. Each day, focus on sipping life’s sweet nectar. Enjoy every sweet moment. You are beautiful. Let your true colors shine. Be colorful. Don’t let your feathers get easily ruffled. Life is too short. Sometimes you have to “just wing it. And that’s okay. Just do it! Good things really do come in small packages. Enjoy the little things in life. Feather your nest with good friendships. Dream big. Fly high. The sky’s the limit. … Continue reading WHAT A HUMMINGBIRD CAN TEACH YOU – LESSONS ABOUT LIFE
Do you know your value?You are the sunrise in each morning.You are the music that stirs the soul.You are the majesty of the mountains,the fragrance of beautiful flowers.You are the golden glow of sunsets,the soothing sounds of the sea.If only you had the abilityto see yourself through my eyes,only then would you realizehow special, how valuable you are. Continue reading HOW MUCH ARE YOU WORTH?
The Mojave Desert gets less thansix inches of rain a year, making itthe driest desert in North America.It has the usual sand dunes,canyons, mesas, and mountains.Every few years heavy rainsresult in such a wealth of blossomsthat almost every foot of sandis covered with an array of flowers.This phenomenon doesn’t happen often.The dry earth needs to be soakedby storms and warmed by the sunat just the right timebefore vibrant colored flowersemerge from nowhere and cover the desert.What a beautiful example this is of life itself.We all have those moments whenwe experience our Mojave Desert.We feel the loneliness ofthe hot dry desert.We thirst … Continue reading GOOD THINGS HAPPEN WHEN LEAST EXPECTED — TIMING IS EVERYTHING
My black-eyed susans took a lot of care all summer, cultivating, nurturing, watering, pruning— a lot of work for me, the gardener— whose old knees don’t bend so easily anymore. But oh such JOY those black-eyed susan’s brought me all summer long — their bright yellow faces and dark brown eyes made me smile each time I was in their presence. But now as Autumn creeps in I look at these once beautiful flowers and see that they are fast fading and will soon be gone. As I sit on my garden bench, I ponder. I could easily focus on … Continue reading OH THE JOY THE BLACK-EYED SUSANS BRING
I went to the garden today and the Black-eyed Susans seemed to smile. I smiled back and felt a moment of joy. Life is often like that, I thought. If I smile at someone, They will often smile back. It makes my day. Perhaps it makes theirs as well. Funny how one smile can change your whole outlook. Continue reading WHAT A SMILE DOES