Category Archives: Joy

Water Therapy

Ocean waves thunder & roll Crashing unrepentant against the shore Greenish-blue water with froth on top Wind blasts sand on my skin Children chase seagulls Birds hover overhead Carried along with the breeze People play … enjoying life Others rest … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! We celebrate his birthday this month. Think about the poem below; I absolutely love it: Today You are You, that is truer than true. There is No One alive who is youer than You! by Dr. … Continue reading

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He sees all

God sees a lonely, breaking heart So, He sends rays of sunshine to warm a soul An unexpected smile from a stranger Manatee swims beneath the boat  God sees a lonely, breaking heart So, He delivers frolicking dolphins Comfort words … Continue reading

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I’m Back !!!

Greetings & Salutations! Been so long busy preparing and traveling on our year-long Great Loop journey that I am sorry I’ve neglected this blog. In the interim, I hope you’ll find, read, comment on our blog link at www.TravelsOfSanctuary.com. Our … Continue reading

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Ready for Adventure?

Today is day #28 of the Great Loop adventure. And, yes it truly has been an adventure. We’ve seen landscapes, waterways, and sunrises not seen before. Met new Looper people we would never have crossed passed with in our regular, … Continue reading

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How satisfied are you?

“The first hour of waking is the rudder that guides the whole day,” Henry W. Beecher.     How do you roll in the morning? My morning usually rolls rather slowly. It takes me a bit to get my bearings and move … Continue reading

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Where is your gaze fixed?

Instead of trying to “fix” yourself, fix your gaze on Me, the Lover of your soul. Rather than using your energy to judge yourself, redirect it to praising Me. Remember that I see you clothed in My righteousness, radiant in … Continue reading

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do not merely live life to survive …

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style,” Maya Angelou

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Birthing a “baby”

I’ve heard it said that writing and releasing a book is somewhat akin to birthing a baby. Now that I’m on the other side of that equation, I agree.   Life is: Good, Fragile, Precious just released to the public this … Continue reading

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Constant Companions

Regret. Anger, Sorrow. Bedfellows I do not choose Yet they come upon me like Constant Companions Hiding for a season, then Popping their ugly heads up again When I least expect their arrival Will I choose Life, Calm, Joy? As I … Continue reading

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