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Balance is a joy in nature, however it can be more difficult to find balance in our daily lives.
During a recent blogger gathering, I was sharing my ideas for this blog and the inspiration behind it. The blog is supposed to be about balance – what it looks like, how to achieve it, and my own efforts to be balanced or (finally) recognize that there is no such thing, and that each of us is doing the best we can. As I described why I often felt off-balance and the cacophony of thoughts running...
Enjoying the sunset while waiting for a flight.
December is overwhelming: • Holiday parties, parades, festivities, and family gatherings. Church Christmas services and Synagogue candle-lighting ceremonies. • Shopping. Over-flowing outlet parking lots and out-of-state license plates cutting you off on Route 1. • Piles of mail and email messages alerting you to end-of-year giving. Urgent paperwork to prepare for tax season. And, TRAVELING! What...
Blogger Carrie Snyder, center, and her girlfriends enjoyed a wreath-making class during the holiday season.
Ahhhhh….. December. I love December. I am one of those people who really looks forward to the holidays and Christmas each year, and who secretly likes colder weather better than summer. I mean sweaters, boots, and leggings are way more desirable than bikinis and skimpy tank tops – I know all the post-childbirth, still-rocking-that-extra-baby-weight mommas are with me! However, with the excitement...
Having something to look forward to can make all the difference!
You know t he age old adage, “What doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger…” really is true. If you are to reflect back on challenging times in your life, you really can see that you survived and chances are you really learned something from that experience. I believe that this is intentional. This is the way it is supposed to happen. Crazy little thing called life! I do think that some of us have...
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Ever since the beginning of this New Year, it seems that everywhere I turn I see some reference to the concept of mindfulness. My girlfriend gave me a coffee table book on “mindfulness,” I see references on Facebook about being mindful, my on-line book club selection of the month is all about being mindful! Some would say that this is a coincidence. However, my life experience and spiritual wisdom...