It is often said......life is a "classroom"...."when the student is ready...the teacher appears"..I certainly agree with these two concepts.  However, I sometimes wonder exactly what lesson I am here to learn. 

 I think I know what the lesson is.....I think I have learned it.....then......only to have it reappear again in some other form.

I am going to be away from my blog for a while ......... attempting to sort out just WHAT MY LESSON IS.

Don't know how long that will be...but I need the time to focus....
Thank you to all of you who have been kind enough to follow me on this journey.  It is time for me to take a LITTLE DETOUR.



  1. Jo- I wish the very best for you. I know this must be a hard decision and one that did not come easily. Blessings to you and I hope to see you back at some point- xo Diana

  2. Jo,I understand your needing time, but I am going to miss you dearly. You've become such a friend to me.

  3. When you come back to your blog after your journey I will be here. I love the photo. She is beautiful.


  4. Jo, go, find your lesson, but remember we are here for you. I too have taken some time as of late to re group, and to reflect..not sure if I have learned anything yet. Best of luck to you. Your blog is a wonderful place to visit, hope you won't stay away long. Blessings dear heart, Christel

  5. Safe journeys on your detour, Jo. May you be guided to what your heart seeks.

  6. best wishes on your journey. I sometimes get lost in the what but I keep trying to tell myself that I will know..I will know, listen to your heart. take care.

  7. nice post thanks for sharing! blessings soraya

  8. Your post title caught my attention right away! I hope, when and if you want to, you will share more about the questions you are exploring about your life lessons.

  9. I wish you all the very best wherever your travel lessons take you.
    Have a great day
    Always, Queenie

  10. We will all miss you here is blogland. Always do what you must dear.....~Blessings~~Shine

  11. Not what I expected to see here Jo, but I understand.

    Life's surely a journey.
    Life's also what we make it....

    See you when you come up for air. Wander safely.


  12. Smart cookie...

    yes, the same lesson will always reappear
    until you understand it.

    going through a similar thing myself.

    good luck

  13. Have a beautiful detour! May you find the most unexpected and beautiful things!

  14. Jo~ I certainly understand what it's like to need a break. What matters is that you follow whatever path your heart leads you to.

    I wish you the very best and hope that you truly find bliss in whatever comes your way. I'll be here when/if you decide to return. Be well and be blessed, dear lady.

    (Mrs B)

  15. Good luck on your journey and I'll be praying for your discovery and hoping to see you back!

  16. Well I hope you won't be gone to long. I enjoy reading your blog and sharing things with you.
    But oft' times in life, detours are necessary to make sure we don't get too far away "from what we intended"
    so I hope you are able to find your answers, learn your lessons.

    I remember a quote that says "how sad it would be to have the experience, but NOT learn the lesson."
    best wishes Jo

  17. Hi Jo. I'm stopping by from an e-mail from Miss Vicki. I'm distracted by the beautiful picture of a dahlia on my right.

    Keep surrounding yourself with beauty.

    Try to be selfish and take care of yourself.

    It's okay.

    And it's okay to find peace when others around you don't.

    I'm sending you an e-mail and a prayer.

    Keep your chin up.

  18. I think we learn many lessons in life...that we don't have just "one" lesson to learn. And I think it's a gift. xo

  19. Josette, I hope your little detour will be productive and fulfilling, and you will come back to us refreshed. The photo of this lady is delightful, I must say.

  20. Jo - I am going to miss the beauty you bring into my world but I want you to take care of yourself. That is what is important right now. Sending prayers for your inner peace.


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