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 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 [...]

Two Roses…and Sun…and Singing Birds

What I want to tell you is that some days feel like all the rest.  But that’s not always the case.  Some days are extra-ordinary, even now (especially now?). What I want to tell you is that I almost cancelled my recent run of Just Five Things.  But I didn’t.  And I’m glad. The participants were [...]

Somewhere Between Peace and Brokenness

I am resting standing sitting sleeping holding being somewhere between peaceful and heartbroken in these days which are terribly different in some ways and not as much in others, but still…different and strange and odd and weird and it’s hard to wrap my mind around everything, it’s hard to stay on top of things without falling [...]

A Gift for You

How are you feeling? Physically, yes…but emotionally, too…how are you?  It’s an odd time, isn’t it?  Parts of our lives are slowing down (more of us staying home, limiting interaction with others) and other parts (the numbers and updates, new ways of doing work and school) change daily.  It’s a lot to contend with, I know. [...]

:: 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?? [...]

:: 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 [...]