Lost in the right direction…

“As I start each day I have a blank canvas. I will make every effort to fill it with color.” – Wylie R. Weeks There’s something very refreshing to me when I read this quote. How does it make you feel? Like you’re ready to go out into the world and do a happy-dance? Or … Continue reading Lost in the right direction…

New Guilty Pleasure…

Weird the way my life has changed the past 3 years, and not always in ways I wanted it to. (Insert my Mom's voice, "Life is what you make it honey". Which was usually followed with a "yah, but..." from me). Have you been there, done that? I strongly urge that we remain positive and … Continue reading New Guilty Pleasure…

Are you home alone?

I don’t care what people say to make themselves feel better about being alone. It’s lonely. Not only did God make us to be in community, he also created us to love and be loved. That’s just the way it is. There's a difference between being alone and being lonely. As Audrey Hepburn said: “I … Continue reading Are you home alone?

TOO MUCH!

“A simple life is not seeing how little we can get by with—that’s poverty—but how efficiently we can put first things first. . .  When you’re clear about your purpose and your priorities, you can painlessly discard whatever does not support these, whether it’s clutter in your cabinets or commitments on your calendar. (148)” – … Continue reading TOO MUCH!

Warrior status has been confirmed…

“It seemed as if the longer she lived, the more was taken from her. Not gradually, as old age fell into the inevitable, but lobbed off in great chunks, the healthy branches sacrificed along with the frail.” Shelly Noble, Beach Colors I look down at the great chunks of my life that have lobbed off … Continue reading Warrior status has been confirmed…

Tell your heart that…

“Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And that no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams, because every second of the search is a second's encounter with God and with eternity.” ― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist How many of you have read … Continue reading Tell your heart that…

The “WEIGHT” of it all…

I’m having an “I’m sick of it all” weekend…in more ways than one. I’m once again sicker thank sick, and I’m also “sick of” the quality of my life sucking. I’m sorry, but it’s the truth. I’m in the habit of counting my blessings and thanking God for all the positives in my life.  I … Continue reading The “WEIGHT” of it all…