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…

Sunday Prayer No. 2: Inspirational Faith Quotes & Prayer Quotes to Pin

As I type this, I am in the desert where sunshine is smiling on majestic mountains, clean air fills my lungs, and cool breezes move…

Sunday Prayer: No. 1

Maybe this will be an ongoing Sunday series; I’m not sure. I only know that in 2020, there is just so much troubling and overwhelming…

Christmas Wishes & Softly Peaceful Holiday Decor

Happy Christmas! Since I couldn’t decide what to get you this Christmas, I opted to give you gifts from my heart. You deserve all of…

Beggars & Holy Nights

It has been a little while since I wrote stream of consciousness style, and I find there is always something new to discover by simply…

Country French Rustic Design Inspiration + SEEING the Invitation

You are in the right place for Old World French exteriors, timelessly tranquil gardens, and interior design inspiration with rustic elegant sophisticated simplicity flowing mostly…