Wise Woman Essence

a bicycle retreat moment

Posted by in baby boomer woman, bicycle, breath, gratitude, mid life woman, retreat, self care, wise women

After my dad passed, my mama asked if she could get a bicycle.  We purchased an adult tricycle with a basket…she toured the neighborhood at 85 years young taking gifts to her neighbors.  She said to me, “Oh, I just love the wind blowing in my white hair.  And when I come around that corner, you know, I  just coast right into my driveway!” My husband and I now both have bikes.  The treks went with us to the beach just last week.  I experienced the wind in my hair…read more



Posted by in breath, gratitude, retreat, retreat, self care, wise women

I surprise myself nowadays that I have come so far in my years and have experienced so many life changes…I guess I have made it to those wise woman years….I was there before I realized I was one.  I think I didn’t really want the role yet; but after my mom-in-law passed, and then the passing of my own mama so soon after almost to the day, I realized I was supposed to step up to the plate…big shoes to fill…was I ready…I had no choice…I have daughters and grandbabies. …read more



Posted by in breath, gratitude, retreat, self care, wise women

Sometimes what we want, a great retreat out somewhere, just isn’t in the cards. Sometimes we have no choice but to retreat right where we are.  Sometimes just closing our eyes, breathing gently with our hands on our heart, will take us to a quiet place to remember ….how loved we really are, no matter what. Know this, dear wise woman.  A retreat moment, no matter how small and insignificant it may seem, sets you right with the world, brings your power back, and starts your music flowing once more….read more