A year after her arrival, Marie packs a luggage for the two of us and I go home with her for Christmas. Marie was my youngest brother's and my nanny. © (Unedited Excerpt) We travel by train, just Marie and I, with our luggage and a handbag filled with sandwiches, fruits and two thermoses, one filled with hot chocolate, the other with coffee. From my seat, by the window, I discover the … [Read more...] about Christmas At The Farm ©
So…have you figured out what to let go yet? Are you resolute in your decision? Are you willing to free yourself? And….did you confirm with yourself what the ten most important things in your life are? Reflection is such an inherent part of my life. I hope it is the same for you. Without an on-going reflection, I can’t assess what to adjust in my life. If I don’t reflect/contemplate, days go … [Read more...] about The Mind In Our Life….. Oh My My….
What a beautiful autumn we experienced this year. Autumn is the season of letting go. Just as autumn leaves gently fall away to make room for spring new growth, what are one or two things that no longer serve you that you can let go of in order to embrace your new self and your Higher Self? What are the 10 most important things in your life at this time? Only you can answer these two … [Read more...] about Letting Go and Trust
Children are back in school now. What are your memories of going back to school? My memories of returning to school is of the taste of raw chestnut in my mouth, the smells of wax from our wooden desk, chalk from the board and dark purple ink. In my village, the elementary school was located in the Renaissance castle from the 1500. We walked on the original wood floors, just a few centuries … [Read more...] about Back To School
Today I wanted to share with you one of my very favorite Far-Eastern stories! A Great Gathering. Once the Creator had a gift but also wanted to conceal it. At a great gathering the Creator asks where to hide it from the humans. The soaring eagle flies low and offers to hide it on the moon. No, that won't do as one day they will go on the moon and will find it. The great buffalo pawing on the … [Read more...] about A Great Gathering
Have you ever wondered what the reward of patience is? When we exercise patience, do we receive what we are hoping for? What do we have in mind? What are our expectations? During my childhood in France, there was not a lot of patience. In this family of seven, sometimes even eight or nine, we would live in chaos. One of the two leading members had no patience and the other … [Read more...] about The Reward of Patience