Posts tagged: Experience

Protective Layers and Mechanisms Series (Part 1 of 4)

Soldiers wear armour to protect themselves during battle. In medieval times armour consisted of heavy metal plates, chainmail, and leather protectors. Can you feel the heaviness of it all? And how difficult it would be to move, or even breathe while wearing your armour? Well, I wasn’t wearing physical armour, but with all the protective […]

100 years

I recently received a request from a friend, whose aunt is turning 100, too, if possible, send a birthday card. Due to COVID, the original grand party they had planned could not go forward so they wanted to be creative in another way to honour the occasion. This struck me on two levels. First wow, […]

“Everybody is a Genius.”

Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree. It will live its whole life believing that it is stupid. -Albert Einstein I came across this quote and it stuck with me. Words are such powerful weapons and whether they’re wheeled with malice or not they can […]

Deep Breath, See the Beauty!

This morning I looked out the front door and saw snowflakes falling lazily in the sunlight. My first reaction was … ugh snow but then I took a deep breath in and stood and watched the beautiful little crystal shapes playing in the wind while dancing in the sun. My next thought was … how […]

What Part Do Emotions Play

Have you ever wondered about your emotions? I have. I learned at a very early age to turn them off. You see I learned showing emotion was a weakness and we will have none of that thank you very much. Funny I joke about it now but I had a hard time figuring out what […]

Time Passes, Time is Precious

No truer words than time passes and time is precious.  It’s funny I remember as a younger woman my Dad saying to me “as you get older time seems to speed up.” At the time I thought okay Dad “whatever you say.” However what I’ve come to realize is, it is truly the case. The […]

It’s the Journey – The Experience

I was on Facebook looking to see what had been posted and I came across a share that was a video of two tiny kittens. One kitten was curled up sleeping in a shoe and the other one was trying and trying to do the same in another shoe. The tenacity of this little creature […]