:: A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: July 26

A quiet journaling series for your summer (or winter) months.  June - August.  From me to you. xo Pay less attention to what you do than how you do it. ~ Shunryu Suzuki ~   Think about tasks you do daily…preparing meals, cleaning house, commuting to work, talking (and listening) to others. When you do these [...]

:: A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: July 19

A quiet journaling series for your summer (or winter) months.  June - August.  From me to you. xo It is not good enough for things to be planned – they still have to be done; for the intention to become a reality, energy has to be launched into operation. ~ Walt Kelly ~   Are you [...]

:: A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: July 12

A quiet journaling series for your summer (or winter) months.  June - August.  From me to you. xo Do small things with great love. ~ Mother Teresa ~   Think of 5 small, random acts of kindness. Do one. (or all of them) Then come back and write about how you felt when you did it. [...]

:: A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: July 5

A quiet journaling series for your summer (or winter) months.  June - August.  From me to you. xo Our thoughts create our reality – where we put our focus is the direction we tend to go. ~ Peter McWilliams ~   Write 3 wishes. Anything at all, big or small. Now break those wishes down by brainstorming [...]

:: A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: June 28

A quiet journaling series for your summer (or winter) months.  June - August.  From me to you. xo Life grows lovely where you are. ~ Mathilde Blind ~   Consider your current phase of life (job, home, friends…the big picture).  Name 10 things about your big picture that you love. Name 10 more.  Remember that just [...]

:: A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: June 21

A quiet journaling series for your summer (or winter) months.  June - August.  From me to you. xo Breathe.  It’s a bad day not a bad life. ~ Henry Ward Beecher ~   Write three things that are really hard right now. Write three things that are actually pretty good. Write three words to describe how [...]

:: A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: June 14

A quiet journaling series for your summer (or winter) months.  June - August.  From me to you. xo There are exactly as many special occasions in life as we choose to celebrate. ~ Robert Brault ~   Write down 5 things (or people) you don't officially celebrate but that make you happy. Now write 1 possible [...]

:: A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: June 7

A quiet journaling series for your summer (or winter) months.  June - August.  From me to you. xo Sometimes I need only to stand wherever I am to be blessed. ~ Mary Oliver ~   Let's take this first one literally.  Wherever you are right now, pause.  Working with your five senses, notice what's around you. [...]

It’s Time for a Little Quiet

During the past few summers, I’ve taken a short hiatus from this space and social media, usually in August. This year, I’ll be taking my online hiatus for three months – June, July, August.  That’s a long time to be away so I’ve planned ahead, and I have something special for you... Each Friday, I’ll be [...]