Archive for July, 2012

It’s In the Details

Posted by Sooz on Monday, July 30, 2012 | No Comments

I got a note of encouragement this week from one of our readers who is also a close friend of mine. It came at the perfect time (what time isn’t the perfect time to be encouraged – right?) Sometimes this goal of ours to “save goodness” is a bit of a daunting task and Meri [...]

The Value of Vulnerability

Posted by Sooz on Monday, July 23, 2012 | No Comments

“Vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity and change.” – Dr. Brené  Brown To speak passionately before a group, to create a work of art, to bring a new idea, to share the depths of your love for someone…all these things take courage and great vulnerability. If you think about it, the best moments of [...]

The Warriors Among Us

Posted by Sooz on Sunday, July 15, 2012 | No Comments

I sat with a dear friend over lunch this week, catching up on life – the trials and the triumphs. We talked about everything from teenage angst to movie making. It just so happens that she and her husband have a most interesting “hobby.” They make films. They don’t have a Hollywood budget, but they [...]

Knowing the Seasons

Posted by Sooz on Monday, July 9, 2012 | 4 Comments

“And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem any less wondrous than your joy; And you would accept the seasons of your heart, even as you have always accepted the seasons that pass over your fields.” ―Khalil Gibran   Seasons [see-zuhnz]: the cycles [...]

Sea Glass Hunting

Posted by Sooz on Monday, July 2, 2012 | 1 Comment

I have a passion for hunting. Actually it is the finding that makes the hunting my passion.  Finding something buried in the sand or under a pile of junk, a forgotten treasure – this is joy to me. There is a euphoria that comes when you stumble on something of value that has been neglected [...]