“She’s such a Pollyanna!”

Have you ever noticed? Have you ever noticed that everything in life worth doing, is difficult? Have you ever noticed that for some of us, our mind automatically drifts to the negative instead of the positive? There are some people who can’t even stand to be around positive people because it’s so foreign to them, … Continue reading “She’s such a Pollyanna!”

A Year of Healing…

A Year of Healing I love the following Buddhist Proverbs: “When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.” “If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking.” “Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” … Continue reading A Year of Healing…

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…

Family Traditions…

It’s that time of year. A time for reflection and Thanksgiving. If you check out my YouTube channel or Instagram, you’ll notice that I’ve been busy baking sugar cookies. I used a maple leaf and acorn cookie cutter, and I just finished cleaning up the kitchen. The house smells so good right now. Mmmm… I … Continue reading Family Traditions…

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…

Alone…

I have these days (and you may also) where the world around me becomes much too harried. Much too busy, technical, and unreliable. Things and situations can change in a minute, and I’m left with nothingness in my heart. Today has been one of those days, where my favorite remedy is to crawl up next … Continue reading Alone…