“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…

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!