A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: August 21

A quiet journaling series.  Read here to learn more about following along from June 19 – August 28.   As inspired, please share in the comments below + use #atinybitofquiet on Instagram. It’s all a matter of paying attention, being awake,and not expecting a huge payoff.The magic in this world seems to work in whispers [...]

Making Lists

Years ago, I figured out that I could write about life in simple lists. Not only for noting to-dos, lists can explore feelings, challenges, emotions, ideas, dreams, happenings, moments. On the days when I want to get something down but writing too many words feels like…well, too many words...I turn to lists.  I know from [...]

A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: July 17

A quiet journaling series.  Read here to learn more about following along from June 19 – August 28.   When you love someone, the best thing you can offer is your presence.How can you love if you are not there?~ Thich Nhat Hanh ~     • What does it mean to be present? How [...]

What Are You Waiting For?

Are you waiting for something better than perfectly salted crackers at four o’clock in the afternoon? Are you waiting for something better than hot water pouring down your body and maybe the scent of lavender rising with the steam? Are you waiting for something better than your teenage kids playing Xbox in the basement, the [...]

:: Dear Thursday ::

Dear Thursday, Thank you for your rain.  There's been rain here and there, plenty of clouds.  But I've been longing for a good, solid, rainy day.  You were that.  Thank you for beginning with hot tea.  For the banana.  For the yin yoga that followed.  When I walked into my bedroom to practice, the soft [...]

:: Five Things I Love ::

Five Things I Love on This Friday watercolor…these hearts I painted with my daughter my daughter, my son, my husband...my three the wind which has cleared our rainy skies my desk which I finally cleaned + organized any reminder to give ourselves to love Happy Valentine’s Day!   What are five things (or people) you love?? [...]