In pursuit of discovering beauty in my daily adventure of being a mom of nine



Thankful Thursday: Wanderlust

I am so thankful for the many opportunities to travel during this past year.   It's been quite amazing.  I am so glad I have my family to share in this wanderlust, this thirst for adventure – to discover something new and... Continue Reading →

Sedona and the Two Nuns

The Two Nuns rock formation seen on the right, Sedona, AZ. The rock formation can be viewed from the Chapel Trail.

Hummingbird and Fairy Duster

Anna's Hummingbird (juvenile) and Fairy Duster flower at the Desert Botanical Gardens in Phoenix.

Thankful Thursday: Flowers

Wild dessert rose Globe mallow Arroyo lupine To see a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour. ~ William Blake I... Continue Reading →

Thankful Thursday: Grandson Time

My husband and I are so grateful for the time we spent with our one year old grandson in Arizona.

Thankful Thursday: Finding My Inner Artist

My husband and I are away in Arizona celebrating our anniversary and also visiting my daughter and her family. To celebrate our anniversary, my husband I are spending a few days in Sedona. Sedona is an incredibly beautiful place surrounded... Continue Reading →

Thankful Thursday: Our Common Home – Earth

Today, Pope Francis released his newest encyclical, "Laudato Si" subtitled "On the Care of our Common Home". My goal is to read the whole encyclical and not read any articles summarizing it (positive or negative) before I have a chance... Continue Reading →

Thankful Thursday: A Vivid Life and the Changing Seasons

I'm going to combine a couple photo challenges within my Thankful Thursday post this week. Firstly, I want to thank Cardinal Guzman for starting the Changing Seasons Photo Challenge in which one takes several pictures during the month and places... Continue Reading →

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