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Balance

Mind, body, and soul are like a musical ensemble. Each must be well tuned, finely nourished, diligently practiced and lovingly maintained in order to reach full potential

Autumn Equinox Is More than Pumpkin Spice

When you think about fall what do you think of? Most people say Pumpkin Spice everything, jumping in piles of leaves, sweaters, boots, bonfires, and football but that’s not what fall is all about. Autumn Equinox is the official first day… Continue Reading →

10 Pinnable Lighthouse Quotes

I love lighthouses and have had the pleasure of visiting many of them on the east coast. When I was young we would rent a place at the beach for two weeks every August. Family from far and wide would… Continue Reading →

6 Pinnable Quotes on Change #WednesdayWisdom

“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.” ― Albert Einstein “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so… Continue Reading →

6 Pinnable Happiness Quotes #WednesdayWisdom

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” ― Mahatma Gandhi “They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do,… Continue Reading →

7 Songs That Make You Feel Happy

I find that music has the power to change my mood.  If I am sad I can listen to certain music and I am instantly happy.  This music seems to transcend time and genre. It’s the kind of music that… Continue Reading →

6 Pinnable Quotes about Caring #WednesdayWisdom

The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson   “And she… Continue Reading →

12 Pinnable Quotes from Women Writers on Writing

Looking for some writing inspiration check out these 12 quotes from women writers on the writing process. Check out my Pinterest board for more inspirational quotes

13 Pinable Rumi Quotes

Rumi was born in 1207 in Persia in the city of Balkh in what is present day Afghanistan. Rumi was a wealthy nobleman, theologian, and scholar. When he was in his late thirties he met Shams a wandering mystic. Shams… Continue Reading →

The Freedom of Brain Dumping

  Brain dumping has freed me up from the confines I had placed on myself about what is a journal and what is a list.  It allows me to just get it all out and down on paper. It gives me… Continue Reading →

13 Pinable Quotes for the New Year

In celebration of this brand new year, I thought I would share some inspirational wisdom that we can all add to our Pinterest. This year on one Wednesday a month, I will be sharing some of my favorite quotes as… Continue Reading →

50 Things I’m Grateful for in 2016 #Linky Party

Here is my list of 50 things I am grateful for in 2016. This is written in no particular order and is timed so there is not time to ponder over this list for hours.  I guess this way the… Continue Reading →

How I Use Twitter to Show Gratitude Daily

      Want to find more joy? It’s simple, stop comparing yourself to others and start practicing gratitude. Once we become aware of all that we already have then we can find happiness. Dwelling on what we lack brings… Continue Reading →

7 Inspirational Quotes to Pin from Dr. Wayne Dyer

Find more inspirational quotes on my Pinterest board.    

Gestation and Eternity

2016 2+0+1+6=9 In numerology,9 is the number of completion, achievement, and accomplishing divine will. 9 represents big ideas and seeing the big picture. It is the number of gestation, and the number of eternity. The goal of 9 is to… Continue Reading →

Death as Transformation

I have been exploring the idea of Death in my writing. Death as a transformative power, a transition and how after death we must re-create ourselves. When I moved to West Virginia 25 years ago I experienced the death of… Continue Reading →

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