Winter Solstice in my hand digital art collage via LaWhimsy
Musings and Mutterings

Winter Solstice Wishes To You

Winter Solstice marks the night of longest hour and darkest light. Yet in this time so cold and bleak, lights still twinkle and hope runs deep. For now the days shall begin once more to lengthen and we will again know a sun restored. To all who gather and celebrate, a toast I raise to… Continue reading Winter Solstice Wishes To You

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Wandering

An Autumn Post Gathering and Equinox Delights

Another year, another seasonal shift, and another glorious Autumnal Equinox to celebrate! The air has already begun to shift and there have been many signs of Autumn already showing up all around. Many trees have started to change into their fiery Fall colors and the sounds of dying leaves scuttling about the ground when a… Continue reading An Autumn Post Gathering and Equinox Delights

I still have a long way to go...life wisdom quote Monday Mantra 163 via LaWhimsy
Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 163 – I still have a long way to go…

“I still have a long way to go, but I'm already so far from where I used to be, and I'm proud of that.” ~ Unknown This quote has become a mantra of mine as of late as I do my best to breathe through my impatience and the frustrations brought about by things and… Continue reading Monday Mantra 163 – I still have a long way to go…

A serene encounter with reality Thich Nhat Hanh quote Monday Mantra 162 via LaWhimsy
Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 162 – A Serene Encounter with Reality

“In mindfulness one is not only restful and happy, but alert and awake. Meditation is not evasion; it is a serene encounter with reality.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh Sitting in and with stillness is a gentle gift, one that provides soothing relief from an often to busy world. Meditation and mindfulness provide times of stillness,… Continue reading Monday Mantra 162 – A Serene Encounter with Reality

It is a serious thing just to be alive on this fresh morning in this broken world Mary Oliver quote Monday Mantra 161 via LaWhimsy
Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 161 – It is a serious thing just to be alive on this fresh morning in this broken world

“It is a serious thing just to be alive on this fresh morning in this broken world.” ~ Mary Oliver How beautiful is this sentiment taken from the poem Invitation by Mary Oliver? “It is a serious thing just to be alive on this fresh morning in this broken world.” It is a serious, glorious,… Continue reading Monday Mantra 161 – It is a serious thing just to be alive on this fresh morning in this broken world

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world Anne Frank quote Monday Mantra 160 via LaWhimsy
Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 160 – How wonderful it is that nobody need wait…

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” ~ Anne Frank This incredibly insightful and wise quote rings so true. Nobody needs to wait a single moment to begin to change themselves, their world and the world around them. Once you decide then you start. There… Continue reading Monday Mantra 160 – How wonderful it is that nobody need wait…