Listening

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“My lover spoke and said to me, ‘Arise, my darling, my beautiful one, and come with me.  See!  The winter is past, the rains are over and gone.  Flowers appear on the earth, the season of singing has come….Arise, come, my darling; my beautiful one, come with me.’ ” ~Song of Songs 2:10-12,13b

“Weeping may tarry for the night,
    but joy comes with the morning.” ~Psalm 30:5b ESV

No matter what we go through, it will eventually get better.  Around the dark clouds, behind them somewhere, lies the sun in all its brilliance and warmth.  Underneath the cold ground of winter lie the buds and blooms of spring just waiting to break forth.  Waiting, praying, hoping.  Never giving up listening to the Voice of love.  Blessings, Lisa

Finnegan’s Snow Day

Being 3 months old, being a puppy, having your whole world turn snowy overnight…Finnegan having an awesome day!  Hope your day ahead is full of adventure and new things.  Slainte, Lisa

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Having scaled the snowy mountain, Finnegan holds fast, legs braced.

"I know that grass is down here somewhere!"  Finnegan digs in vain.

“I know that grass is down here somewhere!” Finnegan digs in vain.

Finnegan surrenders to the comforts of a warm couch and a nap.

Finnegan surrenders to the comforts of a warm couch and a nap.

 

Bridge to Beautiful

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When I’m in the midst of winter, sometimes it feels that it will last forever.  But every year, I’m wrong!  Spring and summer come back, the world warms again, sweaters are gratefully put away, and the warmth floods through my body as a tonic.  So on this cold day when we’re calling for 5-8 inches of snow, I need to remember that.  It’s coming.  There’s a bridge leading to beautiful, it will call my name, and I will walk upon it.  🙂  Blessings, Lisa

Wishful Thinking

Rendezvous Bay, Anguilla

Rendezvous Bay, Anguilla

I’m sitting here wrapped up in my warmest sweater, sipping hot coffee, heat cranked, while outside it’s super cold, with snow and wind chills.  So I’m indulging in a little wishful thinking this morning.  Join me, won’t you?  😉   Have a wonderful weekend!  Slainte, Lisa

Dune Preserve, the best place to hang out all day in Anguilla  :)

Dune Preserve, the best place to hang out all day in Anguilla 🙂