Something shifted over the past few weeks. The world started waking up from it’s unexpected midwinter’s nap. Slowly stretching, pressing snooze, stretching some more. With trepidation we started to reengage. We have slowly started living after our unimaginable, unprecedented, forced break from life. It is safe to say we are all a little shaken. We are not the same.
http://www.instagram.com/p/B-ZWXRTFIcT/ What an important message of responsibility to oneself! ✨ Remember to stay humble while confident. ✨ Remember to pick the people who love you enough to say no when it counts. ✨ Remember, we are all lifelong learners. ✨ When we stop making mistakes, we stop learning. ✨ We have to ask ourselves…💜 WhenContinue reading “The Importance of Self Reflection”
I recently re-read the book, The Alchemist by author, Paulo Coelho. I try to read it every few years. He was on to something when he wrote “every blessing ignored, becomes a curse.” See, God puts people, as well as obstacles, and even tragedies, in our path with great purpose. Sometimes bad things have toContinue reading “Finding the Magic in Unanswered Prayers”
Fighting for the needs of my children while battling depression and anxiety is the hardest thing I have ever done. It is a perpetual roller coaster of emotions without any sense of stability or predictability at all. The courage needed to fix it and the consistent work that is required to make lasting change is now part of my daily life. This ongoing battle is relentless in its persistence. That’s ok though because I am too!
Without the magic of it all, what is the point of it all? Think about it. What would be missing from a world without the mystery and the magic? Well let’s think; Santa, Rudolf, Frosty, The Little Drummer Boy, cookies and carrots and presents AND family gatherings… The Easter Bunny, egg hunts, baskets filled withContinue reading “Magic Matters-There’s No Denying It”
This can be easier said than done. Does that mean we shouldn’t still strive to achieve? Of course not! Life is not supposed to be easy. It is meant to challenge us and teach us every step of the way. We can’t learn the lessons intended for us if we are not present. So justContinue reading “The Best is Yet to Come “
We are rushing from moment to moment unable to focus or be present. We are losing our memory, our patience, and the point.
We are so collectively distracted by getting and going, and having, and showing that we are not present enough to witness each other as we are learning, and loving, and growing.
Being from New England means you get to enjoy the change of seasons. It means that you witness the trees transform from green to a beautiful mix of reds, oranges, and yellows. It means you watch football with the windows open while you cook a hearty pot roast and and bake an apple pie. ItContinue reading “Sixty and Sunny….”