Image credit: PositivePsychologyPowers.com “Do not pray for task equal to your powers, pray for powers equal to your tasks.” ~ “Phillips Brooks I am sitting outside on our back steps. They are hard, but warm from the afternoon sun. It’s … Continue reading The journey for my powers.
“Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions.” ~ Albert Einstein “Maaammma” Q says as his feet pad across the hardwood floor looking for me. E gives a high pitched squeal delighted by whatever is in front of her. … Continue reading The sounds of letting go.
There are so many things to be grateful for…and as I sit here with KSP and E sleeping soundly next to me, and Q in my lap, the reminder is even stronger. NO matter what chaos may be swirling around, … Continue reading A Reminder of Why to be Grateful.
We do not choose to be born. We do not choose our parents. We do not choose our historical epoch, the country of our birth, or the immediate circumstances of our upbringing. We do not, most of us, choose to … Continue reading Top 6 Special Ideas for Special Families for the Holidays.
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. … Continue reading Yipee, Yahoo!
“I always knew looking back on my tears would bring me laughter, but I never knew looking back on my laughter would make me cry.” ~ Cat Stevens Ok, so we all know by now, I am just wordy…embrace who … Continue reading Does a hearty chuckle count for Wordless Wednesday?
I just wanted to take a moment to thank all of you who have been so wonderful to read the blog, leave your comments, like the posts, vote, share your thoughts with me and others, and for taking the time … Continue reading Thanks to all of you….
“We become happier, much happier, when we realize that life is an opportunity rather than an obligation.” ~ Mary Augustine In hustling about our daily lives, we all often feel some degree of stress. Whether it’s being busy with work, home, kids, family, medical, financial, well-being, etc, you just feel stressed. Lots of obligations. Such a compulsory word, obligations. Sooo, going into this weekend, I am making a conscious decision to flip these obligations on their head and look at them as opportunities. I am currently sitting in the parking lot at Ralphs where I now will have the opportunity … Continue reading The opportunity not obligation of Life.
As I am about to see my closest friends from childhood, I could not be more excited. Although it won’t be all of 8 of us, we are all together in spirit (M, A, K, J, T, N, S & … Continue reading A lovely poem about childhood friends