Our world can be very cruel, and so often we don’t know what sorrows others may be carrying. When we spread kindness, it can heal a wounded heart, or give someone the courage to continue moving forward, or simply let another know we care. We all need kindness, whether we’re struggling or not. We need … Read More
What Would Bring Peace?
Mother Teresa’s quote is so appropriate, and much needed right now! There are so many things around the world that are causing fear, stress, and hopelessness for people. We, of course, have natural occurring pain and suffering from diseases, earthquakes, hurricanes, floods, and fires. But there’s also man’s inhumanity toward others, on both large and … Read More
A Glimpse into My Space
This heart of dried flowers hangs on the wall of my office, near my door. It’s there as a visual representation of what I want for all who come inside. It’s meant to symbolize that this is a place where they can find warmth, kindness, and caring. It’s there to show that I will always … Read More
Self-Compassion Is So Important!
Self-Acceptance Regarding My Lack of Consistency with This Blog
Self-acceptance is so important for all of us! I’m no exception. I keep setting the intention of consistently writing posts for this blog. But it just doesn’t seem to happen! Although I haven’t yet figured out why it doesn’t, I’m not ready to give up on myself — or on this blog. I could waste … Read More
Are You Feeling Lonely?
There are so many people who ache with a deep loneliness. Their pain isn’t usually visible, unless you know how to see its marks. It can be present in their sighs, in their slumped shoulders, in their quieted voices, in the darkness beneath their eyes, in the set of their mouths. For those who are … Read More