Seeking joy in the present moment

“If you carry joy in your heart, you can heal any moment.” ~ Carlos Santana   When you feel anxious waiting for a call from your child’s doctor with his or her test results, what eases your stress? When a family member, living hours away, is sick again with the symptoms of his or herContinue reading “Seeking joy in the present moment”

Steadfast Simplicity

The sculptor produces the beautiful statue by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed — it is a process of elimination. ~Elbert Hubbard Striving toward minimalism is finally letting go of everything, and looking forward in anticipation toward all that will be gained in choosing to live and embody a simplerContinue reading “Steadfast Simplicity”

The Simplified Closet

You’ll never find something to wear that makes you feel beautiful, smart, or loved if you don’t believe that you already are. ~ Courtney Carver, Project 333   After I had completely weaned Baby Girl from breastfeeding, I was in desperate need of new clothes. Non-nursing clothes, to be exact! Even though I still hadContinue reading “The Simplified Closet”

Striving toward Minimalism

“The more you have, the more you are occupied. The less you have, the more free you are.”  – Mother Teresa  Minimalism. Intentional living. Simplicity. These few words are my mantra, lately. For some time, years now, a tide has been turning inside of me that spoke of desire and intent to finally do somethingContinue reading “Striving toward Minimalism”

One Lovely Blog

A special thank you to Natalie of http://mysupercrazylife.com for the nomination of the One Lovely Blog award. Do yourself a favor and read her blog! Faced with a ridiculous amount of challenges in a relatively short time-frame, her lovely writings are filled with humor, truth, and light. To continue the nomination, here are seven randomContinue reading “One Lovely Blog”