It all starts with a sunset.
Something stirs in your heart center and you know all is right with the world!
A little rain never hurt anyone.
In fact quite the opposite when it paints a picture in the sky with all the colors of a rainbow!
No boat? NO PROBLEM!
It’s good to move your body. Word of warning…a body standing on a paddle board in 20+ mph winds, becomes a sail…AWAY FROM SHORE!
The only thing better than TWO manatees swimming up to your dock…
Is THREE manatees!!!
Mommy and Daddy moved and the little baby appeared 🙂
A wonderful bird is the pelican
His bill can hold more than his belican
He can hold in his beak
Enough food for the week
But I’m darned if I know how the helican!
~Dixon Lanier Merritt
And a seashore vacation wouldn’t be complete without a whimsical encounter with the elusive mermaid!
I can’t begin to express the gratitude I feel to have been able to take this holiday in such a beautiful place! It was much needed and I really feel a renewal of my energy and life force.
May you all find a place in nature that touches your soul and reminds you how to love large…and live life!
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42 thoughts on “Loving Large…Living Life”
Hello my beautiful friend! 🙂
I’m happy to share something that made me so happy <3
Sending sweet blessings to you on this wonderful Sunday!
Yes I love and appreciate your share here! Oh the manatees! 🙂💚💗 Sweet blessings back! 🍀 thank you!
Thanks, Ka! “Oh, the manatees” is right!!! 🙂 I was sitting on the dock and saw what looked like a huge mass floating up the canal. As it got closer I was so excited to see two manatees! So I started a video with my phone…and while I was filming, the manatees moved and the little (not so little 😉 ) baby appeared between his parents!! The video was so funny because I screamed “there’s a baby!!!”…but 🙁 I couldn’t get the video to load to the blog. But you can imagine my excitement!!
I am happy you saw this post…I know I’ve been working through my grief and pain here, so it is nice to share such an exciting and beautiful time. Sweet blessings, my friend <3
I had a “small” reveal on my “Life is But a Dream” post. Keeping my precious protected from public sharing for now, but I feeling so much excitement myself. Yes I know your excitement. 💗💗💗
wow, those manatees are really sumthin! great photos!
They were so GREAT! A friend said to look them up as spirit animals…and the message was amazing!
Thanks for stopping by and commenting…have a great day!
Sounds wonderful and restorative and renewing. How lovely the manatee and the things you saw!
Hi Louise! 🙂
It was incredibly wonderful…and restorative…and I feel renewed 🙂 I needed to share this to send super energized energy out to the world!
I hope you are well and that you are Loving Large…Living Life!
The gift of nature astounds me!
Hope you are well!!
Hi lB, it sure does. Good by God’s grace…thanks vw
Amen! Thank you, my friend!
Lovely photos. So relaxing.
It was the most relaxed I felt in a very long time!! 😄
Happy you felt it!
I’m glad you could enjoy that beautiful place and energy too Lorrie. It’s nice to take vacations that help shift our attitudes and outlooks. Yay on the manatees and mermaids! 🙂
Ah! That’s what I should have titled the post!! “Manatees and Mermaids!”
Thanks Brad. I thought of you while uploading the pics…I know you miss the sea so much. And I know how blessed I am that I have access to it.
Sweet blessings to you…hope you have a super wonderful week ahead! <3
Thanks Lorrie. I’m glad I have friends who share photos until I visit. 🙂
You bet, Brad 😁
Hope you have a great week!
What a beautiful place and amazing photos sweet Lorrie. Sending you love and lots of hugs.
Hi Maggie😁 I’m so happy you enjoyed it…I really had such a wonderful…relaxed time. I hope you are well…and not affected by that bad weather.
Much love 💜
I am doing well….way too much rain and minor tree damage but nothing major in my area. Love and hugs
Happy to hear that, Maggie💜 Sweet blessings for the rest of your week!
Looks so nice! Why leave?
Looks so relaxing, Lorrie. Beautiful pictures.
Thanks, Bill. It was much needed and so restorative to my soul! Sending sweet blessings to you and your family!
I’m so happy for you that you got to enjoy this bit of rejuvenation <3.
Thank you!! That’s so nice of you to say…and I hope you get to experience something wonderful too, Kristen 😁 May the rest of your week be fabulous!
I feel the energy of your post within the words you write Lorrie, Those manatees just a beautiful encounter.. The Pelicans clever birds.. I remember when I was once on holiday in Majorca a local had two as pets, they were free to fly and roam, but were very intelligent birds ..
And you are very brave on your water board..
Life is indeed beautiful when we open our eyes and see the many gifts before our very eyes..
Love and Blessings
May your Holiday enrich and empower you even deeper in the love of all that surrounds you as you build a deeper bond with the love of Self..
Much love your way Lorrie.. Loved your images. <3 <3 <3
You know what I love so much about you, Sue? You know EXACTLY the energy…what is behind my written words (or photographs 😉) You know where I am on the journey without me conveying it in words…
Stunning really! I think that is called “connection” And I feel it 😁
I can believe someone had pelicans as pets…and that they are very smart! I love them! They look you right in the eye and I feel I can tell what they are thinking! I will never lose the excitement of seeing a “flock” (? will have to look that up) of pellies flying in V formation…no matter how many times I see it! They soar with such grace and elegance!!
Thank you, Sue💜 I always feel good when we connect 😁😁 Sweet blessings my friend!
You are most welcome.. <3 You should look up perhaps the animals and birds you see as totems and see what message they have for you… You may be surprised!..
And yes, I too feel that connection dear Lorrie…
LOVE to you and stay Blessed my friend
This is a lovely post, Lorrie! Loved the manatee family <3 Nature is such a gift and we can feel the oneness with everything there. I wish you many blessed moments in nature, my friend!
Hi Helen😁 Thanks so much. Yes, that manatee family was amazing. Sue mentioned to look up the visit under animal totems…spirit animals…and boy if it didn’t pack a wallop of truth! I do love nature so much…and I know we’ve talked before about how much we love where we live!! It never gets old…I never take it for granted 😁
Sweet blessings to you…hope you have a brilliant week ahead! 💜
Thanks for sharing….what a beautiful location!!
My pleasure, Kirt😁 It was a special place…and I enjoyed myself so much!!
I was filled with such delight seeing your photos, Lorrie. Thank you for sharing the wonders of your journey. Many Blessings, Lisa xx
Hi Lisa😁 Thanks so much! It was an awesome…much needed break. And the animal world did not disappoint!
Sweet blessings 💜
Lovely shots, Lorrie. This looks like a relaxing getaway. Where was this? It really looks like a beautiful place, and you get upclose to manatees 🙂 We all need holidays or time off of some sort. It’s not only a good way to unwind but a time to experience something different and have heaps of fun 🙂
Hi Mabel! Thanks for writing😄 It was a lovely time and I was so blessed to be able to take that holiday! It was in the Florida Keys…a great place to explore!
Hope you are well and that you get some of that good time yourself! 💜
I think I might have went with you.
Did you see all that? Haha…love it!