It Always Seems Impossible Until It’s Done

It Always Seems Impossible Until it's done

I can be a procrastinator. How about you? Sometimes when I think a task is just too big, too time consuming, or too confusing I procrastinate doing it. I tell myself it’s impossible, that I just can’t do it. The funny thing is that, while I’m procrastinating, I just can’t stop thinking about how I haven’t done […]

Learning To Dance In The Rain Quote

Learning To Dance In The Rain Quote

This learning to the dance in the rain quote should be applied to our lives earlier and rather than later. As you well know, life isn’t always full of sunshine and roses. Life can be difficult, whether by events we bring on ourselves or by situations outside of our control. How we respond during the rainy days and […]

Travel Makes You Richer

Travel Makes You Richer

I’ve recently returned from a trip to Europe. My daughters and I visited 6 European countries in 12 days. We were in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Lichtenstein, Italy and England. It was a whirlwind holiday full of adventure and breathtaking sights. I haven’t fully recovered from jet lag, but I’m getting there. Coming home involved a 21 hour day of […]

Bloom Where You Are Planted

Bloom Where You are Planted

This week two great countries celebrate their birthdays. Canada celebrates it’s 148th birthday today July 1, and the USA celebrates it’s 239th birthday on July 4. When I saw Rebecca’s word art submission Bloom, my thoughts turned to my country and how lucky I am to be living in a country where peace and safety […]

Faith Drives Out Fear

Faith Drives Out Fear

Do you ever get scared? I do. Sometimes over silly things, things that are not likely to happen and sometimes I get afraid of very real dangers that could very likely happen. What do you do when you become afraid? I use faith to drive out my fear. I have an imagination that can quickly […]

Surround Yourself With The Dreamers

Surround Yourself with the Dreamers

I believe the company we choose to keep is important to our well being. This quote, “Surround yourself with the dreamers…” by Edmund Lee is very powerful. We need people in our life that will lift us up, inspire us and encourage to keep going, doing and being. We especially need these people in our lives […]

Letting Go Quotes

Letting Go Quotes

I really like reading letting go quotes. I think it’s because I need to be reminded to let go of things I tend to hold on to that I shouldn’t. People, circumstances and past events can all start taking up room in my mind, often times without my really being aware that it’s happening. Before […]

Living Simply Quotes


Did you read the books Little House on the Prairie when you were growing up? I did and I really enjoyed them: so much, in fact, that when my girls were old enough to read I encouraged them to read the books too. I think one of the things that drew me to this series was the simplicity of […]

In Every Walk With Nature

In Every Walk in Nature

Today is Earth Day. How will you commemorate this day? I will enjoy a walk or two with my dog. Although the forecast is for rain/snow showers I will enjoy the beauty that is all around me. Spring is such a lovely time to be out and about. I love watching the bulbs in my neighbor’s […]

There is no Shortcut to Any Place Worth Going

there is no shortcut to any place worth going

Sometimes we want to get somewhere in a hurry, or we try to get what we want without putting in the effort that it takes. The end result is usually not good. The truth is that there is no shortcut to any place worth going. Our kitchen table suffered many scratches and other damage to its […]