A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: July 10

A quiet journaling series.  Read here to learn more about following along from June 19 – August 28. Sometimes it’s a form of love just to talk to somebody that you have nothingin common with and still be fascinated by their presence.~ David Byrne ~   Perhaps now, more than ever, these are words to [...]

A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: July 3

A quiet journaling series.  Read here to learn more about following along from June 19 – August 28. If you’re not changing, you’re not growing; you’re not being present.Change is essential.~ Maggie Rogers ~   Sometimes change is exciting, welcome, invigorating.  Sometimes change is uncomfortable, scary, anxiety-inducing.  Sometimes it’s a mix of all of that.  [...]

A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: June 26

A quiet journaling series.  Read here to learn more about following along from June 19 - August 28.   Your true home is in the here and now.~ Thich Nhat Hanh ~   I know the current now is pretty uncomfortable for many reasons…some that are unsettling and uncertain, some that are deep and raw [...]

A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: June 19

A quiet journaling series.  Read here to learn more about following along from June 19 - August 28. My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together. ~ Desmond Tutu ~   * in honor of Juneteenth * in honor of lives lost * in honor of all those treated [...]

A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: May 22

A quiet journaling series. Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it.  Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~   I’m familiar with this quote; maybe you are too.  A student in my list making class, Just Five Things, shared this quote with a fellow student [...]

:: A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: January 31

A quiet journaling series.  For the month of January.  xo Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful day of your life. ~ Mark Twain ~   Write three beautiful things about yesterday.   Write ten beautiful things about right now.   Can you imagine beautiful things for your future?  Go ahead and [...]

:: A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: January 24

A quiet journaling series.  For the month of January.  xo We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak. ~ Epictetus ~   Think about a recent conversation you had with someone. Was it a conversation of interest to you, or was it of a more obligatory [...]

:: A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: January 17

A quiet journaling series.  For the month of January.  xo Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow.” ~ Mary Anne Radmacher ~   What does courage mean to you?  Jot down some ideas.  Look it up in the dictionary if you [...]

:: A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: January 10

A quiet journaling series.  For the month of January.  xo There are years that ask questions and years that answer. ~ Zora Neale Hurston ~   Questions and answers are generally satisfying when they work in tandem; even if the answer is unfavorable, at least there’s some closure. Sometimes, however, questions stand independently, and that can [...]

:: A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: January 3

A quiet journaling series.  For the month of January.  From me to you.  xo For last year's words belong to last year's language.  And next year's words await another voice. ~ T.S. Eliot ~   Make a short list (maybe 3-5 things) of beautiful moments you enjoyed in 2019. Make a short list (maybe 3-5 [...]