I love the modern invention of keyless entry on my little red Prius. Some of us are old enough to remember a time when you had to actually put a key in your hand, stick it into the lock on your car door, turn it to unlock the door, push another button to let in… Continue reading Unobtrusive Power
We put up the decorations on the outside, we snap a picture for Facebook or Instagram, we dry our tears and ‘make-up’ our faces, while too often hiding pain and turmoil that we have no clue how to deal with.
I stepped out of my comfort zone this month to lead a class at our local arts center on Building Your Creative Writing Muscle. I compared writing to training for a marathon — both require putting in miles, changing our lifestyles, having a plan, and celebrating our successes. The class has been fun, with a… Continue reading The amplified life
A few weeks ago I enjoyed an end of summer trip driving through North Carolina from the mountains to the coast, visiting family and attending the wedding of the daughter of special friends I have had since high school days. My little red Prius and I covered over a thousand miles! I finished out the… Continue reading Riding the Waves
Thank you to each of you for reading, joining my email list and letting me know when a post speaks to you from Under the Magnolia Tree. This is part three of my reflections on my amazing trip to the Amazon Rainforest in June with Justice & Mercy International. I am not a light packer,… Continue reading What I left behind in the Amazon