Peace is contagious. We have the power to choose peace. In our thoughts, actions and interactions. When everything around us seems to be upside down and we're struggling with personal change, one thing we have immediate control over is ourselves! Find time to get quiet and focus on the peace there. Then try to bring it with us in whatever we're doing throughout the day.
In moments of chaos and confusion, quiet can be one of the most beautiful sounds. Silence can hit the "reset" button for us. It can still and calm our racing mind, soothe and comfort our tense or turbulent emotions and gather our scattered or strained energy. Learning to make space for it throughout the course… Continue reading The Splendor of Hearing Absolutely Nothing
The priceless value of simple. Simple is a word that typically doesn’t hold much fanfare. It’s not held in high regard and people usually equate simple to inferior quality and status. Why? Who knows? I can imagine a long list of reasons to speculate but for now, I’d like to share one of the things… Continue reading Enjoy the Ease of Simple Moments
"It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about?" Henry David Thoreau Hi friends. I hope you had a wonderful week and I’m sure you’re looking forward to your break from work or school. I’ll bet your weekend is booked solid with fun, chores, sports,… Continue reading Finding Time to Be Alone is One of the Best Investments to Give Yourself
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJVnPOIdgUA “True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.” ~ William Penn From the moment you wake, life is a series of tasks. Beginning with nutrition and hygiene and usually ending with nutrition and hygiene. So simple, right? What happens in the… Continue reading Quiet Please!
This book is the reason for my hiatus on blogging. It's been quite the adventure. Over a year and a half of conversations went easily to paper once Melissa Rixon proposed we write this book describing all of our ups and downs in motherhood. Christi McGuire and I readily agreed to share our personal anecdotes because motherhood is a… Continue reading Taking a Turn
It is only when we silent the blaring sounds of our daily existence that we can finally hear the whispers of truth that life reveals to us, as it stands knocking on the doorsteps of our hearts. – K.T. Jong Whenever we are feeling tired and overwhelmed but lacking in satisfaction for accomplishing… Continue reading Creating Space for Awareness