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?

My Downhill Slide…

Photo from ctgirlwiththeredscarf.com / bing images   So, I lost my address book (again). It’s really becoming a yearly jig of mine. I pride myself for being organized. It's true that it could still be in one of the boxes I haven’t gone through yet. But really? 3 years ago, I blamed it on me … Continue reading My Downhill Slide…

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…

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…