Sunset Walk and Beautiful and Blessed

September 18 2017:

Sunset walk with Thomas. Lillian is still recovering from the fall she took on Friday. The cool down has begun.

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September 20 2017:

Such an incredibly beautiful sky this afternoon. I received a special treat from a beautiful friend and this is the amazing sky that blessed me as I left her place and headed to volunteering at the library. Thank you Kathy!!!!

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Tree Cradling a Cloud and Quiet the Mind

August 13 2017:

Sunset walk for Team TLC. Spotted this tree cradling an amazing cloud and more rock love. What an incredible sky tonight! Yum! Thank you and bring us more please.

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August 15 2017:

Sunset meditation. Attempting to quiet the mind. And. Be still. So that I know. It’s there. In my heart. May a quiet night and dream time reveal the knowing. xoxoxo

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The Light of Freedom by Camilla Downs

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The Light of Freedom

“It’s time to step into the flames of the fire. The time is now to connect with that which you fear from your past. The past no longer exists and cannot cause you harm. However, when it is avoided and sidestepped; it does indeed cause you harm.

This avoidance and sidestepping keeps you a prisoner of the past and held captive to a perceived smallness. As the flame grows, be still and know that you are not alone. Be still and know it cannot hurt you. It cannot consume you.

By bringing your light to the flames of the fire, it will be extinguished and transformed into the light of freedom.

The freedom to claim your power. The freedom to know who you are. The freedom to shine your light with others.

Be still. And Know.” – 2017, Camilla Downs, The Journal

Sunset and Frisbee and Ball and Walk and Clouds and Sun and Trees and Thank You and Cormorants and Pelican

July 30 2017:

Sunset trip to one of our favorite parks. Frisbee, throwing the ball, and a short walk. xoxoxo

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July 31 2017:

Sunset walk with Lillian. Oh my goodness! What an amazing sunset. Clouds, sun, water, light breeze, trees, and great company …. Such sweet music for the heart and soul …. Yes. Thank you. Bring me more please. xoxoxo …..

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August 1 2017:

Such a beautiful and heart full time visiting with you, Barbara Richmond Chastain, and Bill this afternoon. Washoe Valley is incredibly gorgeous! We are so happy for you two for this amazing adventure you’re traveling!! Thomas and I sure enjoyed chatting with you both. xoxoxoxo

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August 4 2017:

Sunset walk for Thomas and I last night. Almost missed the amazing sunset. Thank you Mother Nature.

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August 4 2017:

Morning walk …. Cormorant and pelican wisdom. Such beauties! I’m always so excited to see them. xoxoxo

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Sunset and Breeze and Rain and Grateful and Sharing Love

July 24 2017:

Team TLC sunset walk tonight! Perfect timing as it began to rain just as our walk came to an end. We went back out and played in the rain though! Walks, sunset, breeze, and rain ….. Incredibly grateful. xoxo

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July 26 2017:

Morning walk at the Galena Creek Visitor Center. Amazing beauty and peace, along with wonderful tree companions.

So incredibly grateful to Nature for the peace she brings amongst uncertainty and times of not knowing. This is the hugest and biggest surrender, letting go, and not knowing to date. xoxoxo

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July 27 2017:

A swim underneath an amazing moon was just the thing. Thank you water and moon! xoxo

July 28 2017:

Sunset walk with Thomas last night. Such a heart filled walk with this wonderful young man I get to share this life’s journey with as mother and son.

We fed the ducks along with a few wee ducklings and took our time. Afterwards we sat for a while on the lodge patio talking about movies. Then we came home, got Lillian, and went for a moonlit swim.

It was so much more than that. The walk, feeding ducks, sitting, and chatting, and swimming …. We were connecting and sharing love. I know we are both grateful for that and for Mother Nature. xoxo

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Sunset and Waves and Water and Breeze and Pelicans and Cormorants and Chipmunk and Tree

July 2 2017:

Sunset walk at Washoe Lake tonight. Wow! There’s no beach. Just WOW!

As we were driving I mentioned how badly I wanted to take them to an ocean beach. What a surprise when we arrived! Wave after wave just like an ocean beach! It felt absolutely incredible.

Thank you SO much. And bring us more please.

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July 3 2017:

First day of Water Camp for Thomas. We are incredibly grateful to Great Basin Institute for the scholarship! Doing it again on Wednesday! xoxoxo

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July 3 2017:

Sunset walk with Lillian tonight. Shade from the trees, beautiful water, light breeze …. What a Wonderful World … xoxo

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July 4 2017:

The morning of July 4th brought the return of the pelicans and their wisdom to the little lake.

Good reminders on this Independence Day … Freedom from the ego, letting emotions float through, and the ability to return from extinction. Wonderful …. xoxo ….

Cormorant wisdom visited too! I just adore these creatures. They are so graceful. Cormorants brought wisdom of patience and use of the sun as a healing agent. xoxo

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July 5 2017:

Took my morning walk in the forest this time. After dropping Thomas at camp, had some me time.

Oh my yummy! Plus, that’s some darn ice cold water! My feet were resisting after I initially plunged them into it.

This is the kind of walk that lets you know just how out of shape ones body has gotten. Lots of chipmunk wisdom reminding me that I have the ability to see the light and the shadows, the ability to carry spiritual nourishment with me, and I have mobility.

Incredibly grateful to Mother Nature. What a blessing. Spent a few minutes with the amazing tree near the end of the pictures. Mr. Tree gracefully soaked in and transmuted some unlovely feelings. Whew!!!

Now for a quick swim with Lillian before a busy busy rest of the day.

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