Love is our greatest healing agent. I carry it wherever I go…. When I’m in tune with God & not impacted by the distractions that invade our world, love shines her beauty and we are reminded that we all belong to one another.
There are incredible opportunities in this world; things I’ve never dreamed of or thought possible. I learn from creative thinkers: how to lean into life’s treasures, when to forge ahead & when to rest, where to go to find peace & solace, who offers great wisdom. We all carry so many great nuggets with us & when we stop to learn from one another the whole world opens up.
People recognize my ability to see the glimmer of hope in situations. I’m not a “rose-colored glasses” girl. I see lots of ugliness & I also see beauty in everything. This helps me to foster compassion in myself & the world. It generates kindness in my entire being. Such a gift⭐️
It’s been warm-ish in Michigan for late December. It reminds me that I’m a warm person & when I really appreciate all that surrounds me it generates more heat~all kinds of cozy happens….🙂
This is a temporary gig & that means it’s imperative that I relish it all, learning to glean the beauty & wisdom of the painful & “ugly” along with celebrating simple beauty. 2021 is a good year to deepen my laugh lines…..
Joy lives in the fact that no other moment will be just like this one. It’s precious & unique and I need not ignore its beauty…..
Prayer & all the mystery that accompanies it.
Gratefulness enhances everything I do. My chai latte tastes more spicy, my workouts are sweatier, the sky has every shade of blue….I pack my gratefulness wherever I go & it gets me out of hot water. There’s simply always something shiny to hold onto & I refuse to let it go.
There have been several incidents where I’ve been astonished & mortified & sickened by the actions of the president of my beloved United States of America. I hope he is able to find peace.
What breaks my heart:
*children living in chaos, not knowing when they will eat, where they will sleep, when they will be subjected to violence
*brutality of women, oftentimes by the hands of the man who says he loves her
*amazing & beautiful people whose lives are nearly destroyed because of drugs
These all prompt me to show up w/ compassion, challenge the status quo, explore alternatives & love generously.
Joy seems like a precious commodity right now, maybe sweeter than it’s been in the past. When I touch it, it reminds me that there is so much goodness to hold onto & that despite the atrocities of life there is the preciousness of joy~always.
I can allow myself some time & space to sit with the conflict. I don’t need to figure it all out right now. I can explore the conflict & embrace the beauty that lies within it. I can remind myself that it’s just one beautiful life I have~stop taking it so seriously. ❤️
Recognizing what I’m grateful for is part of my spiritual practice. I remind myself of the specific things that create an abundance of treasures in my life. I also share my gratitude with other people, animals & trees🙂
I loved really well during my friend’s most devastating period after the death of his wife. We communicated by phone, text, cards & in person. Sometimes we hiked, cooked, camped & laid under the stars. He howled in pain, he explored his feelings and I was there. I was just there…..
What a gift!
What a beautiful way to honor your loved ones. Peace to you
Pray is a powerful tool💚
Take joy by the hand💚
I love that phrase too! Extra whipped cream, please😋
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