“As happens sometimes, a moment settled and hovered and remained for much more than a moment. And sound stopped and movement stopped for much, much more than a moment.” ~John Steinbeck. I have a another post stored up inside of … Continue reading Big and Little.
There is no time for a quote, for this we must dive right in… Like Holly states in her post, http://www.notaperfectmomsblog.com/2012/01/help-amelia-spread-the-word/#comment-6625 I had not intended to post today, but when I saw this on Elastamom’s blog, I had to help spread the word and I immediately signed the petition. It’s a real life, happening now, story of a little girl who is not being granted a life-saving kidney transplant because the doctors have decided that her quality of life isn’t worth using the kidney to preserve. What?! Who gets to decide that? Who makes that decision? What gives anyone the … Continue reading Help Amelia and Spread the Word.
“Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.” ~ Amanda Cross Ahhh yes, “the dust of everyday life”..or as I call it “the routine.” There are some things I love about routine…the predictability, … Continue reading “Romancing” Romance.
“1) She doesn’t get eaten by the eel at this time. 2) WHAT!? 1) I’m explaining to you because you look nervous. 1)I’m not nervous. Well, maybe I was a bit…concerned but that’s not the same thing.” ~The Princess Bride … Continue reading Out on a Limb, An Intersection in Life.
“I have never been a millionaire. But I have enjoyed a crackling fire, a glorious sunset, a walk with a friend, and a hug from a child. There are plenty of life’s tiny delights for all of us.” Jack Anthony … Continue reading Finding Moments for Tiny Delights.
(Shared from Pinterest) As we all head into a new year, perhaps full of good intentions (and you know what they say about those), it seems like a good time to look at guiding sentiments with new eyes and new breath. To take words like these and make them tenants for ourselves and for our treatment and interactions with others is a choice and a gift. When we observe, see, listen, hear, act, speak, think and feel, we can practice compassion, patience, kindness, and empathy with ourselves and others. I hope you will agree if we stop to do this … Continue reading New Year, Old Reminders
This image says it all for me. It was how ‘mynewfavoriteday’ came to be. A simple decision in a time of darkness to run to the light and the only route was to stop and realize what I had in … Continue reading A Look Back and Forward at “Mynewfavoriteyear” through Music.
“Think of the world you carry within you.” ~Rainer Maria Rilke Amidst what has been nonstop craziness over the past 3 days, I still stop frequently to capture simple moments with the minis. Little things like a stroller ride, a … Continue reading Simple smiles show the world we carry within.
“Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.” ~Calvin Coolidge It’s here, it’s here! Tomorrow I will … Continue reading Merry, Merry from the Wondertwins.
“Now you just believe, that’s all you have to do – Just believe.” An Ohio Farmer What do you know about miracles? Have you had one happen in your life? Do you believe in them? By definition a miracle is … Continue reading An Everyday Miracle for The Holidays…