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.
The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present – and I don’t want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future. – Audrey Hepburn I cannot be a hypocrite. I cannot say I am always perfect at … Continue reading How to be Thankful…stop, look, listen.
“The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.” ~ Norman Victor Peale As I watch the lone police man walking through the deserted streets under the too bright halogen lights, I feel … Continue reading Lost and Found on Hallowed Ground.
“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.
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? … Continue reading The Moon or a Ball, you make the call. What do you see?
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 number just what can happen when you think something or will be “obvious”. Continue reading The answer is….
Lots of milestones this weekend for the Pruitt household, some good and some of them questionable (these questionable ones are more like learnings on my part, like not to keep your hot cup of coffee near the edge of a … Continue reading What do you see? A riddle, what’s your answer?
“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.
The irony of this picture is that I don’t totally subscribe to it because as I have said before I am a spiritual person; however, I do believe that we have choices and make them everyday and those are in your hands. I had to remember that today as once again I had to confront all of my inner discomfort as Q’s Urologist called to discuss his test results from that horrible VCUG in May (clearly more traumatic for me that him as I still remember it clear as day as the “how could you betray me and tell … Continue reading Remembering Everyday is a New Day…That’s The Easy Part, Keeping Perspective is Challenging.