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Today I promise to accept what I cannot change

Today I promise to accept what I cannot change.  Today is an extremely hard day. The reality of my dad’s cancer has set in and I am numb. I hurt … Continue reading

November 10, 2013 · 4 Comments

I will never, ever give up faith and hope

I started the practice of yoga this week and am realizing how much I need this right now in my life to balance my body, heart and soul. Today I’m … Continue reading

November 9, 2013 · 2 Comments

Wordless Weekend

Sometimes pictures speak a thousand words….

November 8, 2013 · 2 Comments

Giving yourself the freedom to just be

“Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination or forgiveness. Your wiliness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing”. – August … Continue reading

November 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Changing seasons

It snowed last night. Today I woke up to a whole world sprinkled in a light dusting of white. It was spectacular. I love the snowy pumpkin as for me … Continue reading

November 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Raising smiles

It is that time of year again. November marks the birthdays of my two children Max and Sophia, born two years and four days apart.  I still can’t believe the … Continue reading

November 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Keeping your body and mind alive and well

“The body is a sacred garment. It’s your first and last garment; it is what you enter life in and what you depart life with, and it should be treated with honor”. … Continue reading

November 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

The power of a positive attitude and taking each day as it comes

“We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them”. – Kahil Gibran Lately I’ve been struggling hard with my father’s illness. Some mornings I wake up to darkness … Continue reading

November 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

If I had a million dollars

Starting today and running all throughout the month of November is National Blog Posting Month also known simply as NaBloPoMo. I have never done anything like this before but decided why … Continue reading

November 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Grounding myself in the beauty of nature

“Remember to take the time to stop and smell the roses”.  Oftentimes the stress and busy schedule of life and being a parent runs me down. The past month has … Continue reading

September 30, 2013 · 3 Comments