The Art of Fly Fishing Life is not to be grasped violently Or held onto desperately But rather to be allowed to flow through your fingers Like the delicate line of a fly-fishing rod Artfully cast into the stream Skillfully plotted With a watchful eye And tenderly guided with a firm grip © Sandy Hibbard... Continue Reading →
Happy Valentine's Day Lovies! Sometimes when I am writing, I think that if I could speak my poetry or prose, it might bring a deeper meaning to the reader/listener. So, with this special Valentine's Day post I decided to include a recording of me reciting the poem. I hope you enjoy! Today was a thoughtful... Continue Reading →
Embracing ourselves and our talents as they are, AND our limitations as they are, is the place where freedom begins. ~ Sandy Hibbard The most difficult thing [to some] is accepting yourself - right where you are. I think as an artist/creative we’re always worried about how other people are going to perceive the scope... Continue Reading →
There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. ~ Edith Wharton I wanted to share a message from my dear friend Kadena TateSimon, below. It is beautifully said. I appreciate Kadena's sensitivity and responsiveness, as always, sharing the heart of love. As for me, there is... Continue Reading →
Age is just a number (and damn that number!). With a birthday coming up, I couldn't help but chuckle when I read this article this morning. We really are ageless if we want to be, if we are BOLD enough to change and grow and become increasingly aware of the present moment. There is an ageless beauty... Continue Reading →
Dear Human Dear Human: You’ve got it all wrong. You didn’t come here to master unconditional love. That is where you came from and where you’ll return. You came here to learn personal love. Universal love. Messy love. Sweaty love. Crazy love. Broken love. Whole love. Infused with divinity. Lived through the grace of stumbling.... Continue Reading →
.... I think we focus too much on being successful rather than just being. Relax, notice the moment, be fully human. Happy Friday!
I want all my senses engaged. Let me absorb the world’s variety and uniqueness. - Maya Angelou.
Procrastination is your friend. "Every writer lives daily with procrastination. If you allow yourself to feel guilty about that, then you’ll feel bad about yourself as a writer. Instead, embrace your procrastination as a friend, enjoy it … and then ask the friend to leave for awhile so you can get your work done. No... Continue Reading →