Gabriel, Luke, Reiki, Safety and Faith

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about Archangel Gabriel.  Who he or she is (Gabriel’s gender depends on the interpretation of history) and his role as an angel. During my morning meditation with Reiki self-treatment, just as the name Gabriel came to me one morning…the name Luke came to me as my means of…

Surprise for Mama & DV – Part II – Kids Telling Jokes!!

With support from faculty and staff telling jokes for you, I also had support from the Director of the American School of Doha to make sure I include kids telling you jokes to make you laugh!!!  Thank you Tom!!  :))))) I’d like to give a huge shout out to Grade 5 teacher Allison Farmer for…

Surprise Mama & DV – This Blog is For You!!

My father’s health has not been great for many years – my mother faithfully by his side – his health becoming her whole life. Over their 30 plus years of marriage they have modeled for me the many virtues of a strong marriage, especially since my father’s health became an issue, of commitment during the…

Spiritual Guidance and Reiki

Reiki, while a holistic system to help one heal mentally, emotionally, and physically, is spiritually guided. Reiki, at the Master Level has slowly filled the spiritual void I once suffered with. My journey along my awakened spiritual path has brought me to Archangel Gabriel. No, I’m not crazy – certified anyway. No, I’m not hallucinating….

Is Too Much a Choice or Addiction?

This February 18th, I’m coming up to 6 months of living a non-drinking life. No, I don’t call myself an alcoholic – because back in 1997 – 2002 – I had 5 years of sobriety within the 12-Step rooms.  My life was so very different back then – I was just stepping into the very…

Mesaieed – Sealine Beach – Dune Bashing

Dune bashing happens south – near the border of Saudi Arabia, just past Mesaieed, along Sealine Beach. This was Michael and I’s first time 4-wheeling in our X-Terra! To prepare – Michael reduced the tire’s pressure to 10psi to allow for more area on them to prevent getting stuck. Our SUV ready – we were…

Mesaieed – Camel Rides Before Dune Bashing

To dune bash – you drive south – almost to the border of Saudi Arabia. This area is very popular with locals and expat residents, offering an exciting afternoon of driving your SUV over steep sand dunes! The starting point is the end of Sealine Beach Road. Here is where we prepared to drive the…

Tbilisi, Georgia – My Private Tour Guide – Dachi

I wasn’t expecting to have a constant companion on my solo vacation to Tbilisi, Georgia. I knew that my travel agent had booked me tours each day, except my arrival day on January 1st.  I had that day on my own because everything was closed. I anticipated my upcoming tours to be on a packed…