tough days

Today is a tough day. My body aches, my head feels dull, and  I am more than tired….. I am exhausted even though I spent a wonderful weekend away with my husband as we celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary. I celebrated by “throwing caution to the wind” and eating whatever I wanted… pastries from the DoorContinue reading “tough days”

choice

Reconsider a commitment ~ You have the right to change your mind. It’s absolutely true! We can change our mind….. Ever say yes to something and then …. the more you think about it you regret saying “yes?” Me, too! As women, we tend to over-commit. We juggle work, raising a family, maintaining a householdContinue reading “choice”

dance

Step into the light ~ Share your gifts and talents with the world. Are you sharing your gifts and talents with the world.  If not, what is holding you back?   Fear, perhaps? It often holds me back and when I look at it I discover that underlying this fear is a limiting belief thatContinue reading “dance”

wait

Honor your resistance ~ Sometimes no action is the best action of all. Resistance is most often framed as a negative conscious or subconscious response or behavior around something you don’t want to do. In my meditation and women’s circles we find ourselves reflecting upon areas of resistance and ask: “What is this resistance?  WhatContinue reading “wait”

living “what is” only when it is convenient

I haven’t written in a long time…. since January.  Updating this blog has been on my to-do list every week. Have I done anything about it?  No, at least not until today. I can offer many excuses like: my dad entered hospice, my mom is having memory issues, I wake up tired almost everyday, andContinue reading “living “what is” only when it is convenient”

when the words are gone

original post date: September 12, 2012 on creatingheartconnections.com I visited my dad last week.  His dementia continues to progress and now his words are few. While he is able to dress himself, it is often with errors and he needs cues to use the proper utensil when eating. It makes me sad to see thisContinue reading “when the words are gone”

she never complains…

to complain: to express dissatisfaction or annoyance about a state of affairs or an event. I have heard it so many times…. so and so was dealing with cancer or some other illness and they never complain. When I hear that I feel guilty for all the times that I complain. about being tired orContinue reading “she never complains…”