Hope

Hope Is The Thing With Feathers ~Emily Dickinson Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune without the words, And never stops at all, And sweetest in the gale is heard; And sore must be the storm That could abash the little bird That kept so many warm. I’ve  heard it in the […]

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The Weekly Bleat: Acceptance and Gratitude

*Pictured are Clover and Hamish.  Two of the sweetest sheep ever! 🙂 Acrostic Poetry by Tonya R. Hengerer “Acceptance” Allowing Circumstances or Conditions to Evolve with Peace and patience in your heart, Taking An opportunity to Notice how a little faith and gratitude Can transform any unfavorable life Event into something better. “Gratitude” Grace Running Abundantly Through every moment and […]

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3 Day Quote Challenge: Day 3

I’ve been nominated by Rob of The V-Pub for this fun three day quote challenge.  Rob posted three wonderful quotes this week. Please visit his blog, because there’s always something interesting, inspiring, or entertaining to read.  Thanks for the challenge, Rob! Here are the rules: Thank the person who nominated you. Post one quote a day for three days.  The quotes can […]

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Friday Farm Favorites: Finding Joy

“Find Joy In Each Day” ~Saint Philip Neri We all have difficult days that are challenging.  However, when we strive to SEE the seemingly small things in our everyday worlds, we often appreciate that there is more joy than we realized.  For instance, the beautiful butterfly alight on my great-grandmother’s lilac shrub, the bunny rabbit that visits the courtyard garden […]

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Clouds

Last Friday afternoon was gorgeous.  It was one of those sunny, blue sky days that’s just so uplifting.  The sky was filled with the most beautiful clouds–enormous, puffy, cumulus clouds.  They were really quite majestic.  I got a little carried away and took tons of pictures.  

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“The Weekly Bleat: Just a Thought”

*These quotes are taken from Karen Salmansohn’s book, instant HAPPY. *Photography by Tonya Rieley Hengerer “Trees that endure the stormiest times grow to be the STRONGEST and MOST BEAUTIFUL.  Ditto how your stormy times can encourage you to thrive and BLOOM INTO YOUR MIGHTIEST YOU.” “Everything you’ve ever done, every person you’ve ever met, every experience you’ve ever had is […]

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