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 […]

Explore Dream Discover

Explore Dream Discover

Have you done any exploring, dreaming, or discovering this summer? I love this quote that Rebecca submitted this week. It really challenges me to move out of my comfort zone and try something new. One new thing I have discovered this summer is the art of hand painting yarn. I am having so much fun exploring […]

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 […]

Live Free

Live Free

Live free. What does that look like? Here are some ideas that come to mind. Forgive others, think about the postive in your life instead of the negative, surround yourself with people who bring out the best in you, be truthful, live within your financial means, love passionately, laugh often, exercise, explore your hobbies, try new […]

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 […]

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 […]

Looking Ahead

Looking ahead

This word art by Rebecca, “There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind” encourages me to keep striving and looking forward to what tomorrow has in store for me. Yes, there have been some very good things in my past, yet I am encouraged that my tomorrows also hold good things. Things I […]

Be Kind

Be Kind

I just love this photo from Rebecca. Be kind is such a lovely reminder that kindness goes a long way in making others feel loved and appreciated. Whatever you are doing today, remember to be kind. Here are a few ideas of how you might choose to be kind today: Smile. Listen to what others are […]

Do More Of What Makes You Happy

Do More Of What Makes You Happy

This week’s word art, ‘Do More Of What Makes You Happy’ has really got me thinking about what I’m doing and what makes me happy. Lately my days have been filled with editing code on another web site I own. It’s tedious work and it doesn’t really make me happy, however the thought that the […]