Serene Fall Decor & September Tranquility

Serene Fall Decor & September Tranquility will hopefully bring soothing calm. It is what I need right now. I am not ready to share what…

Things are Hard…Life is Good

I have been meaning to share a personal post with updates. After all, readers of this blog are not simply random shoppers searching for paint…

Quiet Calm Serene Small Stockholm Apartment

What a blessing “lovely” is not dependent upon budget or square footage! Sometimes you can say hello to it in a fantasy chateau enchanted with…

Peaceful French Country Photos & Faithful Reflections

Two years ago, I shared the vulnerable reflections below, and since they remain relevant, we’ll revisit them. While plenty of growth has happened, this journey…

Spiritual Encouragement During a Difficult Season

I don’t have the strength this moment to tell you all the things I want to say. My world turned upside down this weekend, and…

Self-Care Over 50: Daily Practices and Mindful Indulgences

Every now and then, it just feels like we need a palate cleanser. Some sorbet. A break from discussions about undertones in white paint or…

Brené Brown Quotes: Courage, Empathy & Vulnerability

I think a lot of us can remember just where we were when we first saw Dr. Brené Brown’s Ted Talk and were blown away…

Easter Reflections: Right Where I Am

Easter Reflections: Right Where I Am recall thoughts penned a year ago from the Arizona desert. The mountains and rugged landscape were speaking, and I…

27 Inspirational Prayer Quotes

Until just a few years ago, I felt awkward about asking others to pray for me. Now I humbly request it without hesitation because (1)…

13 Soulful Shifts to Better Cope With Pandemic Realities

Occasionally, I write about coping strategies for living with chronic illness. Last summer, for example, I created a post with little life hacks that help…

Decor Inspiration: Slow Living At Home & Ideas for Peace

Yesterday, I cleared the front porch of the remaining ‘wintry less-Christmasy’ decor, so things are looking bare like our deciduous trees. Since I am in…

Sunday Prayer No. 3

Do you ever feel as though your life is divided? As if your spiritual and secular lives are separate entities operating independently and perhaps keeping…