Clean Your Plate

  When we have too many things on our plates, we can feel heavy and weighed down.  Sometimes it can even feel overwhelming just to think about all the things we have to do.  All of those things on our lists that we put off doing drags our energy down. Let’s take a good look…

The Treasures Of Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day has become a holiday of expensive gifts and store bought cards – but isn’t the little handmade gift you get from a child in your life the one you treasure forever?  Isn’t the walk you take in the snow with the person you love the memory you always hold dear? Just because something is expensive,…

Are You Peaceful And Cozy?

Often our home environment reflects how we are feeling.  When we feel rushed and chaotic, our home may reflect that.  When we feel peaceful and cozy, our home may reflect that.  (There are always exceptions to the rule here.) Today let’s look around – mindfully, not judgmentally – at our home environment. Does your home…

Respecting Our Differences

This is a photo of an Amish horse and buggy – it is at a truck stop.  In the area where this photo was taken, there is a large population of Amish people.  For me, it is very quaint to see them out for a Saturday afternoon ride.  The Amish do not use cars or electricity…

A Sign For You

Have Big Dreams! There are signs all around us.  Some are more literal – like this one pictured.  Some are more subtle – like a flower on a picnic table – like the one pictured yesterday.  If our hearts and minds are open to receiving inspiration, we will see it. Let’s keep our eyes open…

Soup Weather

All the cooks know there is a best time to make soup.  When it is gray, rainy, snowy – chilly outside. There is also a best time for just about everything else too.  And when we listen to our hearts, we are always working from our best time. We feel it when we are doing…

Mental Photography

Let’s slow down today.  We can really look around for the beauty in our lives when we slow down.  Let’s take a couple of mental photos when we see something wonderful. Life can go so fast.  With everything we feel we need to get done – it rushes by us when we do not slow…