Pray for Peace Pray to whomever you kneel down to: Jesus nailed to his wooden or plastic cross, his suffering face bent to kiss you, Buddha still under the bo tree in scorching heat, Adonai, Allah. Raise your arms to Mary that she may lay her palm on our brows, to Shekhina, Queen of Heaven… Continue reading Prayer for Peace in the World
On this Veterans Day, I am excited to tell you about a newly launched Silver Lining program to celebrate and honor our veterans. As many of you know, I have been involved with the Santa Barbara-based, nationally-serving Dream Foundation for-what seems like-ever. As a hospice nurse, the organization is incredibly near and dear to my heart… Continue reading Dream Foundation Veteran Program
Audrey Hepburn You know by now that I am a huge fan of Audrey Hepburn’s. Her philanthropy (she worked for UNICEF for 38 years!), uniqueness, laughter (she believed that it was a calorie burner!), and style never cease to amaze and inspire me. She didn’t go for trends or try to reinvent herself each season.… Continue reading Audrey Hepburn
Merry Christmas 2014! A Christmas Salutation There is nothing I can give you which you have not, But there is much that while I cannot give, you can take. No heaven can come to us unless our hearts find rest in it today. Take heaven. No peace lies in the future which is not hidden… Continue reading Merry Christmas 2014!
Love love love this inspiring peace by Aileen Fisher! It is the most perfect and beautiful reminder of giving T.H.A.N.K.S. this holiday weekend!
This fall has had me feeling like I am drinking out of a fire hose – literally. While the opportunities are extraordinary, I have been moving so quickly and responding so reactively that I feel like I have whiplash! So, one of the things that I am working really hard on is staying focused and… Continue reading Pay Attention
One of my favorite Silver Linings about writing the blog is having the opportunity to meet extraordinary people who do remarkable things, especially those who are passionate about helping other people. Mary Landberg is definitely one of those people! As a hospice nurse and photographer living in southern Oregon, her mission is to speak to as many people as possible… Continue reading Enduring Love
Friday Photos: The Silver Lining Book Events This week Elizabeth Messina and I have had so much fun signing books and meeting new friends at both the David Webb Event in Beverly Hills and the Lole Event in Santa Barbara. Both venues generously gave a percentage of their sales on the day of the event… Continue reading Friday Photos: The Silver Lining Book Events
Happy Saint Patrick’s Day Ireland is one of the most beautiful and welcoming places I’ve ever been. The people, the landscape, the music, the architecture…all are magnificent! If you ever get the chance to go, don’t hesitate! You will be be delighted and inspired the whole time! Wishing you a Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! Here… Continue reading Happy Saint Patrick’s Day
Silver Girl Lyrics and Behind the Scenes Photos Helloooooo! Wow, is it ever nice to be back. Nicaragua was amazing and I can’t wait to share photos and stories with you later this week. In the meantime, I wanted to say thank you for your feedback on the Silver Girl Video from last week. If you… Continue reading Musical Monday: Silver Girl Lyrics and Behind the Scenes Photos