The clock is running. Make the most of today. Time waits for no man. Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That's why it is called the present. ― Alice Morse Earle New Year’s Eve has always been a day where I rarely make plans or carry on any celebratory traditions; I . . .
Archives for December 2018
Goals are dreams with deadlines. ~Diana Scharf Hunt Yesterday morning, I spent the day after Christmas sitting on the sofa with a book, my coffee, and the dog. There is something special about having an entire day devoted to doing nothing except relaxing and nourishing the soul. As I sat in . . .
Christmas is a day of meaning and traditions, a special day spent in the warm circle of family and friends. ~Margaret Thatcher As a young girl, I loved our Christmas tradition of getting up early, opening gifts, and being with my brothers and my parents. My Mom would play Christmas music and we . . .
I think in terms of the day's resolutions, not the years. ~Henry Moore Note: Recently, I made the decision to share more about my family’s Lyme diagnosis and treatment; part of it is cathartic, and in part to help increase awareness about the impact of Lyme. When I had to take my car in for . . .
You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover is yourself. ~Alan Alda On December 16, 2014, I shared this quote on my Facebook page; a mere eight hours later, I resigned from my job. It was . . .
The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy. ~Jim Rohn Note: Recently, I made the decision to share more about my family’s Lyme diagnosis and treatment; part of it is cathartic, and part is to help increase awareness about the impact of Lyme. At my doctor’s visit . . .
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility. ~Dietrich Bonhoeffer A few weeks ago, I attended an event and was directed to park off road in a dark, unlit area. I was one of the first guests there, so the homeowner came out to direct me to off-street parking across . . .
I may not be there yet, but I'm closer than I was yesterday. ~Author Unknown Yesterday afternoon, I received an email from my younger son’s science teacher: Dear Karen, I wanted to reach out and let you know that C had a great lab day! He set the example for multi-tasking and working on the . . .
All sorrows are less with bread. ~Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote This week my joints and legs have been achy, I’ve experienced frequent air hunger, and a veil of sadness weighs me down. Lyme is testing my patience. The effects of Lyme diminish considerably when I adhere to a . . .