I took this photo after the hibiscus flower first bloomed in my front yard. Often referred to as the Hawaiian flower, this plant has many uses. It is edible, and can be drunk as a tea, made into a garnish, & cooked in soup. Some claim that it can calm an upset stomach. Although I must admit that I have never had the urge to eat a hibiscus flower. I am content to just admire it.
Joseph Campbell was a writer who focused on mythological stories from all around the world. His most famous work is The Hero With A Thousand Faces. My favorite quote from him is simply, “follow your bliss.”
This advice is pretty straighforward.
If you build your life around things that bring love & joy into the world for yourself & others, you will live a life that is pure & fulfilling. Continue reading
There’s a gang of ducks that lives in my neighborhood. I’m not exactly sure how they first got here, but all I know is that they are aDuckable! (Yes, that is my attempt at a pun.) Anyways, whenever they come waddling by my house, I try & take as many photos as possible. They are just too cute! Taken July 2016
This beautiful illustration from 1792 is one of my favorite pieces of art. In fact, almost all of Blake’s work inspires & uplifts me. His spirituality & faith radiates from his art. He was truly a visionary. Continue reading