Archive | November, 2011

A request at the intersection of hope and uncertainty.

November 30, 2011

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“Each instant is place we’ve never been.” ~ Mark Strand As the wind rages outside, it mirrors how I have felt all day or really if I am honest, the past few days.  A tornado of leaves swirling around in my head and chest.  I think technically, they call it anxiety, I might qualify it […]

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Happy Wednesday

November 30, 2011

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“You are alive, and that is the only place we need to be to start.” – Carrie Rainey (from Pinterest)

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“Never say NEVER because you just never know.”

November 28, 2011

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  “Never say never.” ~ Charles Dickens I love this line, because it is oh so true.  Whenever I hear someone adamantly tell someone else how they would NEVER do something, I chuckle to myself.  You really can’t ever say never, as you do not know what life has in store (unless you are psychic, […]

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“Before I was a Mother, I was a Daughter.”

November 28, 2011

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“Whatever they grow up to be, they are still our children, and the one most important of all the things we can give to them is unconditional love. Not a love that depends on anything at all except that they are our children.” ~ Rosaleen Dickson As we are all just starting out this path […]

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A vision of gratitude, how do you see it?

November 25, 2011

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“Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” ~ Unknown This will probably not come as a shock to all of you, but I have always loved Thanksgiving. Perhaps, because I really do love this time of year. It’s the first day when I can start to […]

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Happy Thanksgiving, I hope today is ‘yournewfavoriteday!’

November 23, 2011

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Just something simple to say today as I am thankful for so many things, which I talk about all the time, but inside my heart, I am thankful to be alive. To be able to experience all of this thing called life with wonder and  amazement that each day is a new day. That I […]

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Counting Blessings One Moment at a Time.

November 21, 2011

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“Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself, and know that everything in life has purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences, all events are blessings given to us to learn from.” ~Elizabeth Kubler~Ross Tonight, when I got home from a few meetings, I decided to walk to the store to pick up […]

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Yipee, Yahoo!

November 20, 2011

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Ok, so nothing fancy today, just the link to my new blog on Yahoo! in the parenting section of Shine.  I am feeling a little like this cute little guy in seeing snow for the first time:) http://shine.yahoo.com/parenting/favorite-day-183200294.html So thrilled.  I will be posting there 2-3 times a week separately from this blog, so would […]

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Finding strength in Holdin’ Holden? It’s a new “Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspiration.”

November 18, 2011

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“To overcome difficulties is to experience the full delight of existence.” ~ Authur Schoepenhauer I am really loving the ‘Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspiration’ Series, because it introduces me (and hopefully you!) to so many interesting people. Some of whom I interact with on a frequent basis, but really only know them from their written word in the […]

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Fridays are for Friendship.

November 17, 2011

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“Sometimes you put walls up not to keep people out, but to see who cares enough to break them down.” ~ Unknown Knock, knock, Bam! That’s all of you, breaking down the walls.  Now granted, since I blog, we can question how high they were to begin with, but I can assure that some of […]

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