Here are a few more things that are simple, yet wonderful and add joy to our lives when we take the time to notice them. If you haven't read Part 1 yet, you can find it here. A few of the items shared in the comments from that post, I had already composed into this list, … Continue reading Life’s Simple Pleasures List – Part 2
It is easy to become caught up in the whirlwind of life and overlook the little things that can bring joy to the moment. We move about our day on autopilot, focused on the next task, our worries, to remember to make an appointment for the dentist, or what we're going to make for supper later that night. We miss … Continue reading Life’s Simple Pleasures – A List of Things That Are Wonderful, But Easy To Overlook (Part 1)
Sometimes it is easy to get caught up in feeling less than adequate. We look at some of the famous people of the world, people who have reached out and touched humanity, and compare ourselves to them. This person made great scientific discoveries, or this person was already wealthy by my age, or this person … Continue reading Appreciating Life Right Now
Around here, summer is beginning to make its shift towards autumn and that means back-to-school sales. My pens seemed to have all gone missing or ran dry, so I decided to treat myself to a new one - something that wrote smoothly and effortlessly, but not too expensive. I perused over the selection at the store and … Continue reading Happiness is….a new pen.
When I was planning my recent trip to the UK I toyed with the idea of travelling with just a small backpack, something like I would have used for school. I was going from town to town, travelling by train or bus or subway, and didn't want to fight with luggage every step of the … Continue reading Travelling Lightly
I just came across this passage in a book, Come Away My Beloved by Frances J. Roberts, and thought I would share as it sums up quite nicely the thought that has been going over the back of my mind for the last few years: ...Learning, knowing, working, these all have their place. But these … Continue reading Sunday Morning Thought
It seems sometimes that I am always running to catch up with life. Work, home, school, trying to live a healthy lifestyle - next thing I know months have passed by. What have they been filled with? Did I stop to capture a memory in my mind or savour that cup of coffee amidst all … Continue reading Making Time