A Time to Rest

A Time to Rest

It is a chilly winter evening as I write this blog post.  I am sitting by the fire with the warm glow of candles around me and my laptop on my knee.  It is a relaxing and inviting way to allow my thoughts to flow onto the page. This season of winter has much to teach...
Just Do Your Best

Just Do Your Best

The other day, I was making my bed and the words, “Just do your best”, came to me.  I had been feeling overwhelmed by the roller coaster of emotions that this whole experience with Covid19 has created.  Like many of you, I have had moments of grief, of anger, of fear,...
Encouraging Words

Encouraging Words

Last year, I received these encouraging words in a Christmas card from a woman that I have never met in person: “Keep inspiring the world.”  This woman had purchased my Heart Note cards a few years ago and we had talked on the phone a few times and...
Giving and Receiving

Giving and Receiving

As the season of spring unfolds, I have been pondering the balance between giving and receiving in our working and living.  Life is blossoming and unfurling in a generative and generous way right now.  Yet all of this blossoming comes after a time of deep rest and...
Creating Sanctuary

Creating Sanctuary

When I first envisioned Spirit Garden many years ago, I always thought of it as a place of Sanctuary – a safe harbour, a refuge, a retreat, or hideaway.  Lately, I have a sense of it as being an oasis ministry – creating time and space for sacred pauses in...