"At the bottom of each page in this site is a thought or observation of mine.  Take it as it is given, freely from the heart and without
judgement.  Southern Reflections is my way of expressing myself and sharing the gifts God gave me with others.  I will add more
thoughts or change existing as the mood strikes me.  I have made this quick reference list for myself  but thought I would share it as
                                                                                                                                             Vicki Hughes
As you walk, run, climb, jump and even sometimes stumble and crash through life, notice EVERYTHING.

If you enjoy giving to others and look for great bargains out there, there is a gift that warms the heart, can be given
Its funny how human life mimics where we live...The earth is body, the water is blood, the breeze is breath and the sun
is the soul.  To survive we need to take care of them.  One can't survive without the other.  

Find one thing to be thankful for each day and write it down before you go to sleep.  On the days you can't find your list.

Maneuvering the curves of a mountain road in the fall is like turning the end of a kaleidoscope...
With every turn the vibrant colors make new explosive patterns.

Sun rays are often very dramatic in the mountains...A reminder from above that there is always a light to guide your

Shedding of fall leaves sometimes reveals hidden roads to wonderful places if you only dare to explore.

I think, most of the time, we find exactly what we are looking for.  If you look for imperfection and evil it will consume
your life.  On the other hand, if we look     for beauty and love, it will fill our lives.

As the rushing of the water molds and shapes the mountains...our experiences mold our heart and shape our soul.
I love the mountains!!!

A day spent walking through tall grass, working the dogs and enjoying the simple slender of nature gives me such a
since of peace and soul renewal.

In order to truly love and be loved you have to open your heart to someone, taking the chance of being hurt.  Nothing
worth having is gained without some kind of risk.  In life, the greater the risk...the bigger or better the reward.  What
makes you think one of the most important things in your life would come with none?  Have courage!!!  Take a leap of

"As you walk, run, climb, jump and even sometimes stumble and crash through life, notice Everything"  
                                                                                                                                                                                   Vicki Hughes
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Valdosta, GA