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”

Choosing Love in the Tough Times

“Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.” ― Lao Tzu   I’ve been working on being content with what I have. Trying to fall in love again with my home. Trying to be happy with what I own,Continue reading “Choosing Love in the Tough Times”

Beautifully ordinary

It is always the simple that produces the marvelous. ~Amelia Barr   Moonlight glows inside to a gentle rise and fall, Heart to heart they rest. Summoned by the dryness of my mouth, I brought with me a neglected water-glass in need of a refill an hour ago and softly shuffled into the dimly litContinue reading “Beautifully ordinary”

Simply, love

There are times when silence has the loudest voice. ~ Leroy Brownlow “…Peace begins with a smile. Smile five times a day at someone you don’t really want to smile at; do it for peace…” ~Mother Teresa   Day and evening, I have sat diligently at my distressed white Queen Anne desk to begin writingContinue reading “Simply, love”