Where Are You?

WhereAreYouSusanHeartI’m sure you noticed, I haven’t posted a blog article for several weeks. It’s been raining and pouring work and other responsibilities, so I haven’t written and posted here. That’s unfortunate. I’ve missed my special time of exploring the world of heart.

Instead, I’ve been doing my best to take care of my beating heart, my heart-filled caring relationships, and my spiritual heart and soul. Continue reading

Heart-Filled Holiday

Flower-FilledHeartToday is Easter and it’s been a heart-filled day.

It started early but it was surprisingly easy to wake up in the wee hours this morning. I had something great to look forward to—glorious singing with my choir sisters and brothers. We sang familiar Broadway songs to accompany our church service centered around the Jesus Christ Superstar musical. It was inspiring and joyous. Continue reading

Heart-Warming Memory

HeartWarmingRecently I had the incredible honor of attending my son’s dissertation defense. It was amazing and inspiring! I am biased as his mom, but I’m convinced it was life-altering for him—and for me, too. It was his ultimate academic achievement—sharing his broad expertise from years of deep study and diligent work. It was a joyous gift for me—witnessing him accomplishing his life goal. I am a truly fulfilled parent—my son is living his passion—happily following his calling. Continue reading

Heartfelt Sunshine and Other Things

HeartHappyWithSunshineIt’s a wonderfully warm and sunny spring day. The sun is shining brightly, in stark contrast to the cloudy overcast days of winter. Today, I did my walking rounds luxuriating in sunshine. It uplifted me. As I walked, I sensed all of me benefited immensely from the sun’s warm rays—mind, body, and spirit. It felt good for my heart, too. Continue reading

Greeting from the Heart

CrowOnLightPoleLast week, I received a most unique greeting. It was a true hello from the heart!

That day, I parked my car remotely in the exercise gym parking lot—I am trying to work more steps, stairs, and moving into my daily routine. As I got out to head quickly inside and escape the cold, I heard a most unusual sound. It sounded like a crow kinda “barking.” Yes, that is the name of the sound that came to mind. At first, I couldn’t figure out where it was coming from, but then I looked up. Continue reading