Trusting in the shifting sands

It seems fall is in the air! As I walked to the beach the temperature was a little cool. The first cloud formation I saw looked like Mickey Mouse but he quickly changed into an alligator. The sunrise was calm and peaceful but the bird drama was at an all time high with several high speed chases happening. 

Our message today comes from the clouds, reminding us how life shifts and morphs. They remind us to trust in the change, for it's all beautiful whether the shifting sands bring you Mickey Mouse or an alligator. 

Wishing you a groovy day friends!

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Go Inward and life will come back into focus

Mother Nature was showing off today! 

The usual morning crew I see every day was in awe of the magical sunrise. Everyone commented how the layer of pink clouds looked like the moonscape. The rays of light, billowing clouds and magnificent color show created a truly spectacular masterpiece.

Pelican Highway was cruising the shore in large groups. despite the large group traffic was moving along nicely. There was a rest stop near by where a few pelicans stopped in to grab a bite. The message from he pelican reminds us to take some time for yourself and go inward. You may feel something in your life is off balance, by spending time alone or with loved ones, life will come back into into focus.

Wishing you a beautiful day friends.

PS- check out the previous post for more Tales from the Lagoon

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Tales from the Lagoon~ Episode- Family Day with Momma

Tales from the Lagoon~ Episode Family Day with Momma

Last night before sunset I had the pleasure of hanging with the dolphin I call Momma. She was with her latest baby who is around 3-4 months old and the baby she had around June 1, 2018, Indy. 

Momma was showing off her excellent fishing abilities. The little one was doing a great job of chasing fish and helping momma out. The last photo may be a family photo with Indy in front, Momma in the middle and baby in the rear. 

If you are just tuning in, Momma has a rope entanglement scar. I first met her at the end of 2017 when her wound was still healing. At that time I didn't know she was pregnant until the day she showed up with Indy. 

We have spent quite a bit of time together. During that time I have learned she is a great momma and excellent fishergirl. She isn't as affectionate as some of the other moms but her love is obvious and deep. 

Thanks for tuning in!

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Possible family photo with Momma in the middle, Indy (1 1/2 year old)  in front and the baby in the rear

Possible family photo with Momma in the middle, Indy (1 1/2 year old) in front and the baby in the rear

Focus on our strengths to create momentum

The ocean was like Lake Atlantic this morning. The breeze was calm giving us a peaceful sunrise. Expansive rays of light jetted out from the sun filling the sky with a heart opening light show. 

The birds were strangely absent this morning but there were quite a few sharks having snacks in the waves. The shark brings the message of abundant opportunities. the shark encourages us to focus on our strengths to create momentum toward those opportunities. 

Wishing you a beautiful day filled with light rays of love.

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Enjoy the sweetness life has to offer with your flock


Another amazing sunrise! The sky was filled fluffy cotton ball clouds lit up with the rainbow of autumn colors. The breeze was back and it felt as if it had a hint of fall heading our way. 

The flock of seagulls were enjoying the sweetens of life to the fullest with snacks, bathing and kisses. The love and joy was palpable. 

Wishing you a day with your flock, feeling the sweetness life has to offer.

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Create a cozy home says the squirrel


The instant I stepped out my door and saw the color show my body relaxed and felt peaceful. The soft clouds and beautiful colors were breathtaking. 

The wind was blowing while hundreds of birds were feeding off shore giving us a lively energy to start the day. The seagulls were taking rest breaks on the beach before heading back out to join feeding frenzy. 

Our messenger today is this adorable squirrel who gives us the message of nesting. He said, It's important to create a cozy home giving us a safe place to rest and relax.

Wishing you a cozy day friends!

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Sturgeon moon brings us hope

A gorgeous full moon setting as the sun kissed the ocean good bye for its daily journey. The breeze felt amazing and refreshing. Thousands of seagulls are visiting the beach, taking advantage of our great weather. 

Our messenger today is the full moon. The August full moon is called the Sturgeon moon, named after a tough fish that can grow up to 5 and half feet and live up to 140 years. The sturgeon brings us the message of resiliency, hope and encouragement we will make it through the tough times. The Sturgeon Moon encourages us to release old patterns that no longer serve us and connect deeper with our flock. 

Wishing you a day filled with hope!

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Catch a wave with a friend

The pre sunrise sky was pink and blue with the usual swirly clouds. There was a wonderful breeze keeping the air cool and refreshing. Loads of fish jumping and flying attracted a pelican and seagull sushi party. The birds were riding the waves while grabbing food, so much fun to watch. 

The birds bring us the message of surfing the waves of life with friends, it mush more fun with a flock. 

Have a great day friends!

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The shark and shrimp have a message for us

Dolphins, sharks, birds Oh My! 

So many seagulls enjoying a spa day in the salt water. A royal tern brought us one of our messengers, a shrimp. A few dolphins were cruising the shoreline and a shark was hanging with me in the waves. 

Our message comes from he shark and the shrimp. Surprisingly, they have a similar message, encouraging us to have a greater sense of courage and confidence. Our confidence enables us to move forward. And like this shark, the direction of life can change quickly so stay present and ready to take action. 

Have a groovy day friends!

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Royal Tern bringing us the shrimp message and breakfast

Royal Tern bringing us the shrimp message and breakfast

Shark changing directions on a dime…..Gulp :)

Shark changing directions on a dime…..Gulp :)

Dolphin bubbles

Dolphin bubbles

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Everyone in the pool!

Everyone in the pool!

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Wanna Hug?

Wanna Hug?

Have some Fun!

It was an other worldly kind of sunrise with heavy fog hanging over the ocean. The light was soft lighting the ocean with a silver hue. 

The energy felt fun with dolphins surfing in the waves. I was pretty excited to see a dolphin swim by me in a wave. A heron seemed to be having his own little party hopping around in the waves grabbing breakfast. 

The message today comes from the dolphins reminding us to play. They encourage to work together to support each other then play some more. 

Wishing you a happy day!

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Dolphin swimming by in the wave from right to left

Dolphin swimming by in the wave from right to left

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Open arms to receive love

It was a peaceful sunrise this morning with a light breeze and haze hanging over the ocean. The sun was muted by the fog creating a serene energy. 

So many birds this morning! It was like spa day in the waves, bathing, hanging with friends and grabbing snacks. 

The seagulls bring us a couple messages today. They said, "It's really ok to go head first into the waves of life, you'll find your way out. They also said, enjoy time hanging with your flock, opening your arms to receive love.

Wishing you a day filled with the love of your flock.

Peace from Mother Nature

Peace from Mother Nature

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I’m going in!

I’m going in!

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Stretch past your limits

The sky turned pink for miles before the sun came up to greet the day. A little haze on the horizon made the sun look like a giant Easter egg. Pelican Highway traffic was light and enjoying riding the perfect waves. 

This seagull brings us the message of stretching past our limits. She says, "Reach for the stars and see what happens." 

Wishing you a beautiful day and a good stretch!

Peek a boo

Peek a boo

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Go ahead make a big splash!

Another masterpiece by Mother Nature. The ocean was calm with a few perfect curls rolling in. The sun was a big pink ball with a sweet haze giving it a hug. Pelican Highway was feeding offshore while the terns and seagulls partied near the shore. 

The little tern brings the message of making a splash. She said enjoy diving in and feel free to make beautiful art with your splash. 

Wishing you a beautiful day friends!

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Getting zen with chores

The sun was big, bright and the center of attention this morning. It even gave the ocean a little kiss goodbye. 

The ocean was calm with perfect soft velvety waves. Pelican Highway traffic was light and also enjoying the waves. A large flock of willets bring us the message of meditation. They remind us to slow down, enjoy each moment with peace.Willy says, enjoy a little zen with ordinary activities like snacking.  :)

Wishing you a serene day!



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Zen Willy

Zen Willy

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Kisses

Kisses

See life through a grain of sand

A beautiful pink pre sunrise this morning was followed by a golden orange sunrise. 

So many messages today. As I was taking photos with my wide angle lens the strap on my zoom camera broke and the camera and lens plummeted into the sand. UGH, I felt every emotion possible, seeing my best friend covered in little tiny grains of sand. I did my best to get it clean and snap a few photos but it had trouble focusing. Eventually some clarity returned giving us the message that sometimes our focus may get a little cloudy but eventually things will become clear again. It's all about seeing life with a grain of sand.  :)

We also have a message from the shark today who was enjoying playing in the waves. The shark reminds us that opportunities in life are abundant. However, you must move forward to create those opportunities, all you have to do is stir up the energy to create motion within yourself. 

Wishing you a day filled with clarity and opportunities.



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Know the bumpy ride will be smooth again

Mother Nature brought us a magical feeling sunrise with an array of colors and soft whispy clouds. Pelican Highway was cruising the shoreline using the power of the waves to conserve energy. 

The message today comes from the ocean. Like life, the ocean can be calm or tumultuous, the pelicans show us we can use the waves to propel us forward. The sailboat is encouraging us to stay the course, knowing the bumpy ride will be smooth again. When the waves feel too big, hang with your flock to feel connected and safe. 

Wishing you a beautiful day friends!

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This view is looking away from the ocean toward the intercostal.  The white truck are the tireless Turtle Trackers checking on our record number of nests and looking for new ones.

This view is looking away from the ocean toward the intercostal. The white truck are the tireless Turtle Trackers checking on our record number of nests and looking for new ones.

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There will Always be Good in the World

Ah, another beautiful sunrise with a lovely cool breeze, soft light and a calm ocean. 

The seagulls were enjoying their morning gathering and bath time. The message today comes from my late husband Roy Desjarlais. Like may of us, he was heartsick by the pain in the world. He was passionate about helping people see there was more in the world than the devastating pain so he started posting "There will Always be Good in the World." He would also say, "Even in sadness, "There will Always be good in the world." He didn't want people to lose hope.

His message for us today is to look for The good in the good in the world and to Be the Good in the World. Be the lighthouse for those who need to find their way. 

Wishing you a day filled with hope and love.

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Black moon is here to amplify our intentions

A gorgeous pink and blue start to the morning which turned to a vibrant orange. The tide was low which made the beach seem to go on forever.

If anyone had trouble sleeping last night, it may have been a result of the powerful black moon. The new moon is a super moon and is a great time to set intentions because this moon can help amplify your desires.

The pelican brings the message today of riding the waves. he says when the waves of life seem overwhelming, keep breathing, know the waves will pass and calm waters will return.

May all your intentions come true!

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Sometimes the waves of life can feel overwhelming.

Sometimes the waves of life can feel overwhelming.

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Keep your wings pointed where you want to go


It was a heart opening kind of sunrise with rays of light reaching out from the sun. There was a lovely cool breeze carrying away any tension. The seagulls, terns and pelicans were enjoying a graceful morning flight.

The elegant seagull brings the message of keeping our wings pointed in the direction we want to go. We may feel as if the breeze wants to keep us stationary but that's just part of the flight. They encourage us to enjoy the journey.

Wishing you a beautiful day!

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Embrace your strengths

Another bluesy start to the day with a hint of pink until the sun made its way through the wall of clouds bringing us a golden sunrise. The waves were rolling in perfectly while lighting up with the soft light. 

The birds were out and about looking for breakfast. Our messenger is a fierce one legged seagull who reminds us to embrace our strengths. He encourages us to keep our focus on what's working for us rather than what we perceive as limitations. 

Have a groovy day friends!

PS~ I'll be at The Hub on Canal Street, New Smyrna Beach today from 10-12:30

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