:: Ten Things ::

Ten Things.  Right Now. 1.  the steam curling off my chamomile tea 2.  the full heart after coming in from a walk with my daughter and pup 3.  the messy piles on my desk (sigh) 4.  the shadows falling across the yard, the sun low in the sky 5.  the sweater, so fuzzy and warm [...]

Dear Thursday

Dear Thursday, Thank you for the morning tea and a good book.  Thank you for breakfast with my daughter.  Thank you for the wind, which I know not everyone likes (especially when the power goes out), but which I do.  Thank you for the blustery walk in said wind (I think I cleared a few cobwebs [...]

:: A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: October 11

A quiet journaling series. I'm taking inspiration from my summer journaling series on this autumn day.  Because sometimes a tiny bit of quiet is just the ticket.  Here's a quote + journaling prompts for you...   We cling to our own point of view, as though everything depended on it. Yet our opinions have no [...]

Naming (and Claiming) Your World

I read the following passage the other morning, as I was sipping my coffee, the morning light slowly rising.  It struck a chord. Reading and writing one’s world is a way of claiming one’s personhood. …to name your world is to claim your world. …In a real sense, your impulse to write lyric poetry can also [...]

The Fullness of Everything and Nothing

It’s been a full week as so many of them are and it’s often the case that full does not equal bad but just equals full, no more and no less, and there are things that need doing, both good and less-good, but this week it’s been mostly good although I’m missing my son terribly [...]

What’s In Store

Ah, September.  In some ways, I’m ready for you.  In other ways, not so much.  But mostly, yes okay, let’s do this. Did you enjoy following along with A Tiny Bit of Quiet over the summer months?  I hope so. I loved putting that series together and received lots of positive feedback.  I’m already thinking about when [...]

:: A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: August 30

A quiet journaling series for your summer (or winter) months.  June - August.  From me to you. xo Understand that the right to choose your own path is a sacred privilege.  Use it. Dwell in possibility. ~ Oprah Winfrey ~   What is your path? Does your current path feel true? Do you need support to stay [...]

:: A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: August 23

A quiet journaling series for your summer (or winter) months.  June - August.  From me to you. xo Some days there won’t be a song in your heart.  Sing anyway. ~ Emory Austin ~   When you have a bad day or rough phase, it’s helpful to have a toolbox of ways to lift yourself. Write [...]

:: A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: August 16

A quiet journaling series for your summer (or winter) months.  June - August.  From me to you. xo People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they are not on your road does not mean they are lost. ~ Dalai Lama ~   Think of a topic/issue/idea/belief.  What is your personal stance? Think of [...]

:: A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: August 9

A quiet journaling series for your summer (or winter) months.  June - August.  From me to you. xo Anything I cannot transform into something marvelous, I let go. ~ Anaïs Nin ~   What (or who) is marvelous in your life right now? What is not so marvelous? Do you need to let anything (or anyone) [...]