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Gifted by Grief – An Enlightening Journey

When Jane Duncan Rogers’ husband Philip, died in 2009, grief’s vulnerability and pain of loss initially overwhelmed her despite her background as a personal coach, spiritual practitioner, and psychologist. But over time she came to recognize the gifts grief brings to life and shares them in her courageously moving book, Gifted by Grief, A True Story […]

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All Things Alaska – #4

Photo by Skywalker Payne August 2015 Wind driven black clouds hover dark blimp like menace autumn’s announcement. Bald eagle passes my window glides on wind waves a moment, then gone. 09/02/2013

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Spontaneous Saturday Existential Thoughts

I do not exist who can be I if not one part of all existence a part from all strife. One essential emptiness. Beginnings meet ends silence suspends quarrels conjecture confusion done. This moment is can not be held. Life is a ceaselessly flowing sea reflecting on me.

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All Things Alaska #2

August 9, 2013 Evening sun bursts through dissipating clouds Blue sky blesses grey sky weary day Waves roll ashore Crows gather and convene on beach rest on driftwood like a church congregation caw caw cawing sings out Air a cool fan on face blushes in warming sun walk on Bishop Beach in Homer’s Old Town […]

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What Are YOU Grateful for Today?

Photo by Brian Payne “. . . Gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” G. K. Chesterton Today I am grateful for – being filled with the joy of sharing another year of life with my loving husband celebrating the birth of a new nephew gazing on clear blue skies over a placid bay with eagles and […]

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