A Meditation, #Tanka

Everyone is on a Tanka craze this week, so I thought I’d join in! Our words were work and slow, using synonyms only. The word, work was inspired by Robbie Cheadle’s going back to work! It’s funny where I find inspiration! LOL! I used “function” for work, and “quiet” for… Continue reading

“A Meditation on Being,” A Reverse #Cinquain

This is my contribution to my Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge where we use synonyms for the prompt words when we write our poetry. This week, I used “harmonize” for belong and “desire” for dream.   Desire – a meditation on being harmonize your thinking live this moment fulfilled © 2018… Continue reading

The Choice

November 30, 2017, Carrot Ranch prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that includes self-care. Does the character need it? What does the character do? Think about how you can use this action to deepen a character or move a story. Go where the prompt leads…. Continue reading

Happy Summer Solstice!

Today is the first day of summer! Last Christmas, my husband and I made the decision to no longer celebrate Christmas – at least not in the commercialized way the holiday has morphed into. Instead, we now celebrate the Winter Solstice. The exciting part of making this decision is that… Continue reading

Mindful Monday Healthy Living – Faith Based Weight LOSS

Welcome to Mindful Monday – Healthy Living! Each week I try to examine new or sometimes old things about myself on my journey to becoming healthier. I have found that being mindful encompasses the act of being watchful, aware, wary, heedful, alert, careful, or attentive, in whatever area in my life… Continue reading

Mindful Monday – Emotional Eating

Welcome to Mindful Monday! Each week I try to examine new or sometimes old things about myself. I have found that being mindful encompasses the act of being watchful, aware, wary, heedful, alert, careful, or attentive, in whatever area in my life I feel it applies to, as I attempt to… Continue reading

Mindful Monday – How to Get your Coloring Meditation Groove on

Do you know what the best-selling adult books on Amazon are? Coloring books for adults! I kid you not! Check out this link to “Adult Coloring Book – Stress Relieving Patterns.” This got me to thinking about mindfulness and coloring. If toddlers and school age children enjoy coloring, why not… Continue reading

Mindful Monday – Mindful Nothingness – The Road to Meditation

Welcome to Mindful Monday! Each week I try to examine new or sometimes old things about myself. I have found that being mindful encompasses the act of being watchful, aware, wary, heedful, alert, careful, or attentive, in whatever area in my life I feel it applies to, as I attempt to… Continue reading

Mindful Monday – Do Less to Achieve More

Welcome to Mindful Monday! Each week I try to self-discover new or sometimes old things about myself. I have found that being mindful encompasses the act of being watchful, aware, wary, heedful, alert, careful, or attentive, in whatever area in my life I feel it applies to, as I attempt to… Continue reading

Mindful Monday – My Top 5 Things to Do Every Day

Welcome to Mindful Monday! Each week I try to self-discover new or sometimes old things about myself. I have found that being mindful encompasses the act of being watchful, aware, wary, heedful, alert, careful, or attentive, in whatever area in my life I feel it applies to, as I attempt to… Continue reading