Just for today open yourself to possibility.   As you move through your day, be aware of your thoughts. Keep a quiet mind. Notice the signs messages and serendipities. And remember to appreciate them and to say Thank You when they enter your day.   And if any difficulty, hardship, or challenge visits you

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Stop and Smell the Stillness

We all have felt overwhelmed. Sometimes it’s low-grade, other times it’s intensive. Regardless, we need self-care when it hits. Lucky for us, there is a remedy that works in response to stress and overwhelm. And bonus: it also works as a proactive measure for the same! Meditation. And it’s not necessarily what you think it […]

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A Stunning Reminder of Trust and Faith

Male pine grosbeak in author's hand, with author's German Shepherd's snout touching bird's head.

THUNK! We get a lot of birds hitting our windows. Most of the impacts are gentle hiccups in otherwise continuing flight patterns. However, sometimes there’s an intensity to the sound that makes us fly out of our seats and immediately launch into Bird Rescue mode. And I had just heard it.

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Holiday Peace

May we all find –even create– a little bit of peace each day.   Peace while jockeying for a parking space. Peace as we hustle our bustle amid legions of others doing the same. Peace with the children in their unbridled excitement. Peace with unsolidified plans as specific dates draw near. Peace during extra-busy time […]

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Three Things that Make Life Awesome.

3 things I am grateful for from yesterday: Beautiful time spent with very dear friends. A hose and running water that made muddy-dog cleanup away from home effortless. Receiving a ten-year-in-the-making Aha! through incredible conversation with an amazing woman. Each one of these just makes life better. Thank you, and Amen. What are you grateful […]

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