Meditation Journey: day 14

I’m two weeks into an experiment of making meditation a habit. It’s something I’ve dabbled with in the past but could never turn into a regular routine. I’ve tried multiple apps throughout the years, the current one of choice is Headspace. Each session is 10 minutes, great for beginners. Today is day 14 (or roundabout) … Continue reading Meditation Journey: day 14

Forgiveness

The message in church yesterday was about forgiveness. True forgiveness comes from within. It’s not something you extend outward to others. To truly forgive is to let it all go, don’t hold a grudge, and be at peace. So you can greet someone with a genuine smile the next time you see them. When someone … Continue reading Forgiveness

National Donut Day

“This is my favorite part!” The guy behind the counter places three marshmallows on the preparation table and lights up a blow torch.  Like a barista at a hipster coffee shop, he toasts the marshmallows with a kind of pride in his craft. They slowly start expanding, and every so often catch a small flame. … Continue reading National Donut Day

Lucy

The kids are playing in the yard. There’s a thud thud thud sound as they jump on the cover of the sandbox shaped like a boat. Lots of laughter.  The low sun at the end of a spring day paints beautiful, long shadows across the lawn. It’s warm on our skin, but gets chilly when the … Continue reading Lucy