Archive | September, 2011

How do you keep going forward in times of challenge, one step at a time.

September 15, 2011

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“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable.” ~ Helen Keller Thanks to everyone for your kind comments, thoughts, emails, and Facebook posts yesterday. I don’t feel in a place to talk about our appointment yet […]

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Why can’t the moon be a ball? How you see things can change everything.

September 13, 2011

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“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.” ~ Anais Nin Yesterday, it must have been that so many of you saw the question I asked and photo I posted and said, “duh, Shannon, that’s obviously the moon.” For those that played along, thanks for humoring me, and if you […]

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A Poem for Faith and her family on the night she got her Angel Wings.

September 12, 2011

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There are no words but tonight I am so so so  sad to share that little miss 8 year old Faith that I have spoken about in my blog  and so many of you given happiness to through your Facebook ‘Likes, ‘ has lost her battle with cancer.  In return for her gifts of love […]

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The Moon or a Ball, you make the call. What do you see?

September 12, 2011

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You see things; and you say, ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were; and I say, “Why not?” ~ George Bernard Shaw If you look at this picture, what do you see? The moon, a ball or a circle? Please share your thoughts and I will share mine in tomorrow’s post about why what […]

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A special post for a special day…choosing to remember the days after 9/11.

September 11, 2011

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We acquire the strength we have overcome. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson As many of you may have seen a pattern by now, I rarely if ever post on Sundays, but this Sunday is beyond special. This Sunday, 10 years ago changed our country and me forever. This is the day thousands of people died in a […]

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And these are the moments that you warm and fuzzy…and make you want to hug everyone!

September 9, 2011

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Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. ~Elizabeth Stone Since this is the case for me, here is a picture that captures exactly one of the ways that this is true for me.

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A hug from ‘mynewfavoriteday’ to take you into a great weekend.

September 9, 2011

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Thank you for another great week with “mynewfavoriteday’  Have a great weekend! I personally am going to try to keep my walking child from spilling hot coffee on himself, rolling down a hill and hitting his head, slipping and falling splitting his lip and banging his head against any hard surface he can find when […]

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It’s not just a cliche if you believe…believe it.

September 8, 2011

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    It doesn’t have to be dramatic, it can be small or large. It’s really all about your context and being open to seeing that there may have been some raindrops but now there is a rainbow.  I saw a few rainbows this morning (not literal after all it is 95 degrees and it’s […]

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The obvious is sometimes right in front of you, you just have to look at it upside down.

September 7, 2011

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“That’s the way things come clear. All of a sudden. And then you realize how obvious they’ve been all along.” ~ Madeleine L’Engle As I said in my riddle (well not MY riddle) but rather the riddle that I posted on the blog yesterday, I posted it as an exercise designed to help us all […]

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The answer is….

September 6, 2011

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6! If you found them all, well done! I found 5 (have to be honest). Apparently, the human eye has a harder time seeing the F in “of” as it equates it to a “v.” Thanks to everyone who guessed, it was quite fun and it’s amazing that whether or not you got the exact […]

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