We all have things happen to us in life. Some are wonderful. Some aren't. It's how we respond to adversity that makes all the difference. We can succumb...or we can overcome. Most of what happens in our daily life is probably fairly benign. It's when the big things, the unexpected, the often unwanted things happen that … Continue reading Be an overcomer
As has happened in the past, I have had my one word for 2017 picked out since about October: COMFORT. I was happy, comfortable even 🙂 , with my choice. Thinking ahead, I could see all sorts of ways that I could be welcoming my new word into my life. Comfy clothes! Comfy shoes! Comfort foods! … Continue reading MyOneWord 2017
Today I was so excited to get a copy of the York Weekly newspaper that my husband and I braved the ice and snow and rode down to the York Hannaford to pick it up before work. After I ascertained that the article did, in fact, run this week (there was a photo of me and of … Continue reading Humble
There are so many wonderful books that have come into my life as a result of my book, One Brave Thing. This book, a couple by Peter Raymond, I discovered at the Kennebunk Community Market. I brought it home and stood it up on my kitchen table. I then began emptying my car of all the flotsam and … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: A Couple by Peter Raymond UPDATED
Days 1-4 were amazing. Days 5-7? The Grace was there, but I had to look harder for it. I had to look harder, but it was there. So...Thank you, God. Today is my 8th day of my first 100 days of Grace. As I was getting in the shower today, I was saying my affirmation … Continue reading My 8th day of my first 100 days of Grace
I was wondering once again this past Sunday why the heck I had chosen Grace to be my word--or more accurately, Grace had chosen me to be its person --this year. Brave, my word last year, was a great word! A word you can sink your teeth into! Get your mind around! Get a grip on! Grace … Continue reading My first 100 Days of Grace
I got some unwelcome news today that my beloved Holy Yoga (HoYo) Saturday morning class is ending. Moving to Tuesday evenings. When I am at work. My first thought was, OH NO!!! Then the Big Sad descended. I paused. I breathed (it was yoga class, after all). I could still enjoy this class, today. I could still … Continue reading Ho no!