Category: Living with Intention

The Sky is Not Falling

Two days fraught with anxiety brought on by my own lack of mindfulness. No journal pages and no progress on the house.  Loss of sleep and busywork that has little to show for it. Nobody to blame but myself, but mistakes happen and it’s okay when they do.  I just need to learn (or relearn)…

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All Shouting at Once

This journal page was done yesterday. And then today, I witnessed yet another disturbing incident on facebook. A friend posted an opinion on another friend’s post. A differing opinion. And she was attacked. Hateful vitriol. There is no other word for it. And she wasn’t wrong.  Her comment had merit. It just wasn’t the “popular”…

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Be Kind

    Still feeling under the weather, but plodding along anyway. Journal page done and posted.  Yea me! A check we have been waiting on finally came in a few days ago.  I’d done lots of math in anticipation of its arrival in order to make the best use of it. A few things were…

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Keep Life Simple

What the hell does that even mean? I wish I had an answer or some profound advice to share with you. I don’t. What I do have is my stories and maybe that can help… I’ve been writing for quite some time about my desire for a simpler, more intentional life. I think I may…

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Cold Water on a Hot Day

Today I am thankful for cold water on a hot day or in other words… Our water heater isn’t working. It’s been going out for a while. It is officially gone. It’s not so bad, really. Our electric bill is lower. I am boiling water for dishes which I am actually enjoying… it somehow makes…

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A Journey Shared

I think I’ll just start typing and see where the words take me today.  I have a story to tell, but there are many dimensions to it and I’m not sure what is the most significant element. I’ll start at the beginning and we shall see where we end up… Yesterday, I went to the…

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