A quote from Kristin Armstrong

  “What is the best part about being 40? . . . You get to say the things you used to think about but would never say.  Other times you choose to keep your mouth shut because it just doesn’t bother you anymore.  You aren’t afraid of having a preference or an opinion, no matter if anyone else agrees with you or not.  You do the things you used to talk about doing but never did.  You quit playing small.  You learn to forgive.  You learn the difference between when to let go and when to hold on tight.  You stop rushing.  … Continue reading A quote from Kristin Armstrong

Searching for Light on the Winter Solstice

Today is significant. It’s the winter solstice, the shortest day and the longest night and then we turn toward longer days in the light of the sun. In the last few months, I have been deep in the study of spirituality and figuring out the way for my heart. I have been looking for my own light. I have been figuring out what creates that light. How do I find it? How do I keep it ignited? What is it? How do I spread it? How do I share it? Major religions speak of light. In Christianity, Jesus is known … Continue reading Searching for Light on the Winter Solstice

Rejoice In Rejection

“Don’t waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.”—Ralph Waldo Emerson We usually think of rejection as something negative, something to hide from, something to avoid. Or in melancholy, we think of rejection as something to wallow in, to stew in the sadness. What if we can change that “stinkin’ thinkin’” to see it as a benefit, a beauty? What if we can, instead, rejoice in rejection? We must find the lesson and pause to find the meaning. Here are three ways that I have rejoiced in rejection in the last few … Continue reading Rejoice In Rejection