I’ve always been a fan of sunsets and sunrises. They are like daily miracles I feel honored to witness.
It’s been a month (about) since I adopted my word of year: trust.
Years ago, I adopted a word for the year. I think this was about 2009 or so and I believe the word I chose was “joy.” The memories are fuzzy, but I think that was it. I then quickly decided choosing a word was stupid. But I’ve changed my mind on that.
I’ve always been interested in space and how the universe was created, and the sun. The sun and the son, both. They fascinate me. I’ve written plenty of poems where the sun proves an integral part of the message. I go out daily and appreciate nature and the birds and trees, and everything that gets […]
Did you have a nice near years? We had one of the best, in part because we took some time off and had a good old staycation.
I try and do a daily gratitude practice, starting with thanking God each day for the chance to do it all again. But I also try to remain in the moment during the day, observing the small but important bits of my day that I find a blessing. Sometimes I take pictures of them to […]
There is an old saying that says sticks and bones may break your bones, but thoughts will never hurt you. In reality, words (even the words we tell ourselves), are powerful. If you consistently repeat negative thoughts in your head, you’ll begin to believe them. What’s more, you’ll begin to feel more comfortable with people […]
I hope you’re enjoying your day off today and spending time with family and friends (or just relaxing by yourself.) Labor Day is usually a day where we have a little fun and then also make a point to enjoy the down time. Life is so busy today and it’s nice to get a collective […]
It’s one thing to think about what you might say to your past self, but how about yourself twenty years from now?
I’m big on supporting other women. We really tear each other down sometimes.
Have I ever talked about Mister Rogers here? I don’t think so. But Mister Rogers Neighborhood was a favorite of mine growing up. His words and actions meant so much to me. Seeing this calm man who spoke right into the camera and told you how special you were made an impact.
It’s funny how someone can cover an old song and make it entirely new for you. This is what has happened with the song “Morning Has Broken.” In fact, it’s become a sort-of anthem for me.