Tag: intentional life

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)…

Read more The Sky is Not Falling

Getting There

I’ve worked on the canvases. They aren’t done yet, but I have gone and gotten a new phone, cooked part of Easter dinner, thought about cleaning house and bathed a dog. I also played games with the family, took a nap, cleaned two offices and am writing this blog post. So, this weekend was not…

Read more Getting There

Good Night Moons

Can’t sleep Saturday night and now it is Sunday morning. Most of my world is sleeping and will awaken with the sun. Pulling out a canvas…adding a bit of this and removing a bit of that. Becoming frustrated and putting it to one side. Pulling another one off of the top of the stack. Determined…

Read more Good Night Moons

Books that Survived

When I was a kid, I read all the time. Unless I was drawing. But mostly I read. In college I stopped reading so much because there just wasn’t time. After college I started reading a little bit more, but never as much as when I was a child. And then I had kids of…

Read more Books that Survived

Live. Create. Tell the Story

  I’ve been asked how hard it is to write and share personal details of my life on this blog… (and the tears start now) To be sure, some of what I have written has been difficult to share. Some of what gets typed never gets published. Sometimes the mouse hovers over the publish “button”…

Read more Live. Create. Tell the Story

Another Monday

Monday.  The first day of another working week.  A fresh start.  A new day. Today, I am battling the effects of a couple of new medications.  All I want to do is sleep. This could be a side effect that will eventually go away or it could be a sign that the new anti-anxiety med is…

Read more Another Monday