Promise Is a Bud: The Magnolia Bough Blog


  • On Self-Knowledge and Service

    Knowing who I am and who I want to be helps me serve my clients as well as my family and friends. And after a brief encounter with a very charming fellow Southerner, I've figured out that I want to be a little old lady who says "hey"--and I want to start practicing right now. In both my personal relationships and my professional endeavors, I want to help people feel more joy, more openness, more love. View Post
  • A Blog by Any Other Name . . .

    Magnolia leaves fill the left side of the photo. A magnolia branch extends toward the right, displaying a bud and a large white blossom. In the background are green grass and a white fence. 

    This blog begins with a meditation on words and the relationship they suggest among trees, jewelry, and us. In a tree, growth means promise, possibility. For us humans, it involves possibility but also commitment, and jewelry is a way of expressing both those senses of promise. And that's how jewelry becomes an important part of our personal stories.

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