Browsing Tag

inner peace

  • be

    Why I don’t care about being happy

    it just doesn’t matter to me. being happy. i mean, there are happy moments. and i love happy moments. but, that is not what i am really after. that’s too shallow of a goal.…

    7 May 2015
  • be meditation

    within

    i’ve got a little secret. or, it’s not so much that i have this secret that no one else has. it’s more like i have discovered something – but not for the first time.…

    2 Sep 2014
  • be

    don’t postpone joy

    i’ve heard this phrase before. i’ve even seen lots of bumper stickers on cars in front of me at the stoplight to remind me to not postpone joy. at one point in my life,…

    18 Feb 2014
  • be

    how inner peace unfolds.

    you may think that my hit-and-miss blogging is due to the fact that i am super busy, and in some ways i am. you may think it has to do with all of the…

    12 Dec 2013
  • be

    nesting day.

    i’ve got nothing special planned today – which is always a good thing in my world. it’s really gray outside. drizzly and chilly. and the hard rain, with possible thunderstorms, is on it’s way.…

    21 Sep 2013
  • be

    when what you have & where you are is enough.

    “Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.” ― Lao Tzu i’m not necessarily talking about material things. i’m…

    20 Jun 2013
  • be

    be present. what a great idea.

    i am reading the tao of inner peace by diane dreher. and right now, i’m in the middle of the part on simplicity. i suppose you could argue that the whole book is about…

    17 Jun 2013
  • be

    who’s ready for a more simple life?

    i wonder… do we have our priorities screwed up? are we living life like little rats? running a meaningless or shallow race? work. play. get. spend. repeat. do we really enjoy life? do we…

    1 Jun 2013
  • be

    seek and you will find.

    it’s friday, my loves, and i just wanted to share a little thought with you as you begin your weekend… call it karma. call it the universe. call it whatever. but, seek and will…

    10 May 2013
  • be meditation

    acceptance and yoga.

    i think i used to be someone who always seemed happy, who always was happy, because i ignored my feelings for the most part. i worked instead. i read instead. i retreated into books…

    27 Apr 2013
  • in the wild

    one word wednesday.

    freedom. “The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role. You trade in your sense for an act. You give up your…

    23 Jan 2013
  • be north carolina

    fly away, little bird. fly away.

    may 2007 i knew change was coming. i knew that getting on a plane and heading to scandinavia would, once again, change my life. of course, i had no idea how much everything would…

    30 Oct 2012
  • be meditation

    the holy man.

    The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to…

    10 Aug 2012
  • be

    settling in.

    i feel stressed today. no real reason why, i guess. true, i have quite a bit to do, but it’s not bad stuff. it’s not that tough either, just things that need to be…

    2 Jul 2012
  • be north carolina

    up-close. (and personal).

    today’s photo challenge prompt is up-close. i first took a picture of the bracelet i was wearing, making it look a little artsy. you can see it here. then, i snapped this up-close shot…

    4 Jun 2012