Within the context of Hawaiian culture, "Ohana" means "family". But just as in the rest of the world the concept of "family" is always evolving, the film FINDING 'OHANA, releasing today on Netflix, shows that one's 'Ohana is never really a static concept. If this year has taught us anything, it's … [Read more...] about Finding ‘Ohana
Consider, for just a moment, your own emotions and ideas surrounding the word "friend". Perhaps when you ponder "friend", you think of yourself and your relationship to a trusted companion. Perhaps you remember a lifelong partner, or someone with whom you've lost contact but still miss. Or … [Read more...] about Our Friend
I've decided to do something a little different with my reading in 2021 to help me be more intentional. As a gift to myself, I purchased some simple bookplate stickers at a local stationery store. I'm going to carefully choose what books I read and keep this year and really try to share great books … [Read more...] about The Art of Spiritual Writing
Perhaps it's probably not the best time to do this, but I'm "hosting" a Pampered Chef party through my friend Stephanie Zimmer to help support her small business while I purchase some items for our home. If you need something special for your kitchen, please consider using this link any time now … [Read more...] about Need Kitchen Goodies? Join Me!
As I mentioned yesterday, I'm increasingly interested in exploring untapped creative areas in my life. Part of this interest came as a result of watching the work of gifted artist Katrina Ebersole over the last year. Katrina has an innate ability to capture and convey beauty in her work. It's an … [Read more...] about Art as Creation: In Conversation with Katrina Ebersole
One of my goals for 2021 is to become more deeply in touch with the creative elements of my soul that I've ignored in the past. For the past few days, I've been dabbling in watercolors, reading a work on spiritual writing, and just generally trying to stop, notice, and give thanks for the beauty of … [Read more...] about Tiger Tribe: Australian Creative Toys that Keep on Giving