In Gratitude for Love and Marriage

“I heard a bird sing in the dark of December. A magical thing. And sweet to remember. We are nearer to Spring than we were in September. I heard a bird sing in the dark of December.” ~ Oliver Herford   Increasing our gratitude efforts in the month of November can allow us to reflectContinue reading “In Gratitude for Love and Marriage”

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”

The Gift of One, Simple Day

Don’t underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering.  ~Pooh’s Little Instruction Book, inspired by A.A. Milne How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then to rest afterward. ~Spanish Proverb (Blog post authored by purdywords) My family is in our fourth week ofContinue reading “The Gift of One, Simple Day”

For the Man That I Love: Giving Thanks Day Two (30 Days of Thanks)

“I know what it is to live entirely for and with what I love best on earth. I hold myself supremely blest — blest beyond what language can express; because I am my husband’s life as fully as he is mine.” ― Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre If it were not for my husband, the laundry would pileContinue reading “For the Man That I Love: Giving Thanks Day Two (30 Days of Thanks)”

All I Ever Wanted

God turns you from one feeling to another and teaches you by means of opposites, so that you will have two wings to fly – not one. ~Rumi Looking outside from my kitchen window, I’m overjoyed by the scene that unfolds before my eyes and I’m happily distracted by the chaos of kids all smilesContinue reading “All I Ever Wanted”