Sundog –noun 1. parhelion. 2. a small or incomplete rainbow.

Imagine

Imagine living 20 minutes away from here:

Ho'okipa Beach Park, Maui

Ho'okipa Beach Park, Maui

Imagine sitting one sunny afternoon on a sandy beach and watching the windsurfers play in the dancing waves:

Wind surfers at Ho'okipa Beach, Maui

Windsurfers at Ho'okipa Beach, Maui

Imagine feeling the spray misting from this meeting of rock and wave, blown by a sea breeze across your face:

Lava Rocks at Ho'okipa Beach, Maui

Lava Rocks at Ho'okipa Beach, Maui

As I sit here and imagine all this I begin to feel my eyes tear up with overwhelming emotion because for me this will be my reality in four weeks.

There is no doubt I am currently living a rare and beautiful moment in my life; when it feels like the heavens are shifting the world around me in order to lay a wondrous path at my feet.

My time is now.

My time is here.

Together, Jeremy and I are seizing this moment and riding the wave of change out from our tent and into a new life filled with sunshine.

These events are nothing short of miraculous and I thank the spiritual path I follow for guiding me here.

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12 responses

  1. This is fantastic! How on earth did you guys manage to go from living in the tent to such an expensive place (and gorgeous) as Maui?? I lived/worked in Hawaii before I got sick and my dream has always been to have a place high in the hills of Kauai, but that dream is way out of reach financially. Congratulations!!

    May 17, 2011 at 3:02 pm

  2. Thanks Pris! :)

    The short answer is – we are used to living on nothing, so doing it indoors in Maui shouldn’t be hard to adjust to. hehe :)

    We were seriously looking at Kauai, but couldn’t afford life there. Maui is a fair bit cheaper for food and the place we have rented is actually a good bargain even here in Washington. :)

    Hugs! Lisa

    May 17, 2011 at 3:27 pm

  3. That is just so exciting. A good online friend has lived on the Big Island forever. I don’t like it as much since it’s flat and the beaches are mostly black lava pieces, but she has a nice set-up there. She’d been living in a community setting but had what’s really a lean-to up in the hills. She’s planning a permanent move up to it, soon..giving up internet, phone, everything. I would want the internet but I could handle living up there in god’s country without the other stuff.

    May 17, 2011 at 3:43 pm

    • Thankfully we will still have internet, though it will now be communal between us and a few other people living on the 4 acre property. All utilities except phone are covered in the rent which means we don’t have to stress affording the service! :)

      There is a nice freedom in living more simply, though a tent might be a bit too simple for me. lol :)

      May 17, 2011 at 4:44 pm

  4. Snez

    Lisa :)
    I’m thrilled with all the imaginings. Fantastic! I’m looking forward to a ton of healing for you and Jeremy on Maui. :)

    love and many hugs :)

    May 17, 2011 at 4:09 pm

    • Me too Snez, me too. :)

      Love and hugs back! Lisa

      May 17, 2011 at 4:45 pm

  5. mark

    Fantastic! Can’t wait for the updates from Maui! I thought about moving to Hawaii myself. Love it there.

    Markmc2000

    May 17, 2011 at 7:53 pm

    • Hi Mark! Maybe my journey will inspire you to come out that way someday too. :D

      Hugs!

      May 18, 2011 at 10:33 am

  6. Victoria

    Follow your dreams & imagine the un-imaginable – you never know when a dream could become a reality.

    Love the photos, Lisa.

    May 17, 2011 at 8:15 pm

    • Hi Vicki! :D

      You definitely helped inspire me to do this. Big thanks and Hugs!!

      I love those photos too. Better still will be when I have photos of my own. :D

      More hugs!

      May 18, 2011 at 10:35 am

  7. Thank you sharing this wonderful and inspiring news, Lisa. Many blessing to you both.
    Julie

    May 18, 2011 at 8:54 am

    • Hiya Julie and thanks for stopping by! Good thing you caught me at a time to write the tent living article for your sites, otherwise all you’d get is “la, la, la – sunshine!” :D hehe

      Big hugs and luck to you during this upcoming fire season. :) Lisa

      May 18, 2011 at 10:44 am

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