• #microblogMonday,  Conversations,  Friendship,  Relationships

    Microblog Monday #35 Let Love be Your Foundation

    “Let love be your foundation. Whether or not there is friendship. Whether or not there is agreement or understanding, let there be love.” –Tamara Levitt. When I allow love to be my foundational principle, my life feels easier. It is easier to forgive, both myself and others. It is easier to be open to life, to  new ideas and differing opinions.  Conversations are richer and deeper when I am listening with a loving ear.  And I am much kinder to myself and with others.

  • #microblogMonday,  Self-Care,  The Nine Facets,  Women Over 50

    Microblog Monday #34—Are you Aware of the Quiet Beauty of the Season?

    “Pay attention to the quiet beauty of the season. Notice the quiet glow of a candle. Savor the richness of colors around you. Feel the variety of nature’s textures. These are winter’s gifts to each of us.” -Cherryll Sevy We often forget in the holiday crush of activities  to acknowledge the subtle quiet gifts of the season. Observe the small, quiet and simple moments and the natural beauty which is all around us. A bird sitting alone on a bare brown branch on a nearby tree. Red holly berries bright against dark green leaves. Candles glowing silently, creating warm, soothing light. The light of the setting sun against an afternoon…

  • #microblogMonday,  Midlife Women,  Self-Care,  Women Over 50

    Microblog Monday #32—Maintaining Balance in Our Life

    ““Came upon these rocks one morning on a hike. Regardless of their shape or size, each rock balanced perfectly on a foundational rock in the flowing creek. What is your foundation rock as life swirls around you?” For many, this is a spiritual practice, beliefs or unconditional faith in the Divine. It can also be a positive belief in onesself that whatever shows up in our life, we will have what we need to handle it. It is often family, or a special person in our life who is consistent, shows up for us, and offers us solid honest, perspective and support. Rituals, morning coffee, journaling, meditation, evening prayers, daily…