Motherhood and Finding the Time to Write and Create

“…there is nothing you can buy, achieve, own, or rent that can fill up that hunger inside for a sense of fulfillment and wonder. But the good news is that creative expression, whether that means writing, dancing, bird-watching, or cooking, can give a person almost everything that he or she has been searching for: enlivenment,Continue reading “Motherhood and Finding the Time to Write and Create”

Lighting the way for those children lost too soon, never forgotten, remaining forever in our hearts #waveoflight2017

“There is, I am convinced, no picture that conveys in all its dreadfulness, a vision of sorrow, despairing, remediless, supreme. If I could paint such a picture, the canvas would show only a woman looking down at her empty arms.” ~ Charlotte Brontë   A flicker of light, a ray shining through, cast out theContinue reading “Lighting the way for those children lost too soon, never forgotten, remaining forever in our hearts #waveoflight2017”

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”

Embracing Change with a Joyful Heart

“Shout out to everyone transcending a mindset, mentality, desire, belief, emotion, habit, behavior or vibration, that no longer serves them.” ― Lalah Delia   Transitions mean change that we are often leery of embracing.  Though, to continue through this lifetime, evolutionary movement is inevitable. In order to truly live our lives to the fullest, we mustContinue reading “Embracing Change with a Joyful Heart”

This, too, Shall Pass. One Day, it will

“We do not have control over many things in life and death but we do have control over the meaning we give it.” ―  Nathalie Himmelrich, Grieving Parents: Surviving Loss as a Couple For over a decade now, I’ve scoured the shelves of my local library and bookstores for the types of literature that speak ofContinue reading “This, too, Shall Pass. One Day, it will”