February 14, 2015

Love Letters

“The love we give away is the only love we keep.” ~Elbert Hubbard Dear Universe, It’s Valentine’s Day, which means love is in the air even more today. Whether you are spoken for or single, who doesn’t love to receive a little something for St. Valentine’s? It can be a box of chocolates, flowers or […]

February 8, 2015

Year of the Sheep (And Eight Reasons Why You Should Love It)

“You can get excited about the future. The past won’t mind.” ~Hillary DePiano Dear Universe, I can’t believe I almost forgot. Always with each New Year, I want to find out what year it is in the Chinese Zodiac.  Last year was the Year of the Horse and I do think it was an intense, […]

February 1, 2015

February: Another Fresh Start

“Isn’t it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?” ~L.M. Montgomery Dear Universe, I know everyone thinks of January as a fresh start and a month filled with new beginnings.  And for obvious reasons, it certainly is. But what about February, I wondered? It turns out many […]

January 19, 2015

Add a Ta-Da To Your To-Do

“So much of life is in the smallness of moments…but they are harder to mark. ~Ally Condie Dear Universe, As we are all aware, I am a list maker.  I’d like to think if accolades were given for list making, I’d be awarded a trophy or a ribbon or maybe just a small round of […]

January 12, 2015

Beyond Blessed: A Heartfelt Birthday Thanks

“The cake had a trick candle that wouldn’t go out, so I didn’t get my wish.  Which was just that it would always be like this…” ~Janet Fitch Dear Universe, Today is my birthday.  Before the day gets started, I just wanted to say thank you for the gift of another year. My life is […]

January 9, 2015

Why a Bumper Sticker Became My Mantra

“Sometimes when you lose your way, you find YOURSELF.” ~Mandy Hale Dear Universe, About eight or nine years ago I saw a bumper sticker with a quote in big, block letters.  It said: “Not all who wander are lost.” ~J.R.R. Tolkien I bought it.  I wasn’t quite sure why since I knew I wouldn’t be […]

January 1, 2015

Nice to Meet You… Finally

“What the New Year brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the New Year.” ~Vern McLellan Dear Universe, Flashback time. It was December 2010.  I was in a particularly low place.  I was doing my best to stay optimistic during a time of drastic change.  I was doing my […]

December 22, 2014

Believe… Just BeClause

“And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places.  Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.” ~Roald Dahl Dear Universe, I’ve been seeing a clear sign this holiday season.  It’s a sign that has appeared in different […]

A Little Inspiration

For attractive lips, speak words of kindness.
For lovely eyes, seek out the good in people.
For a slim figure, share your food with the hungry.
For beautiful hair, let a child run his or her fingers through it once a day.
For poise, walk with the knowledge that you never walk alone.
— Audrey Hepburn

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