Fond Farewell, 2013

Angie Beginnings, Changes, Future, Intentions, Letting Go, Lists, Memories, New Year, Peace, Rituals, Superstitions, Time, Traditions, Winter, Writing 0 Comments

“Reflect upon your present blessings—of which every man has many –not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” ~Charles Dickens Dear Universe, As you are well aware, the end of the year keeps me busy. Busy preparing for all my New Year’s traditions! Yes, there are specific clothes to wear, food to eat and rituals to practice.  …

Forgive and Forget–Truly

Angie Choices, Family, Forgiveness, Friends, Healing, Holidays, Kindness, Lessons, Letting Go, Peace, Positive, Relationships, Soul 0 Comments

“Holding anger is a poison. It eats you from the inside. We think that hating is a weapon that attacks the person who harmed us. But hatred is a curved blade. And the harm we do, we do to ourselves.” ~Mitch Albom Dear Universe, They say that it is best to forgive and forget—not for the person who wronged you, …

Inspiration Everywhere

Angie Gratitude, Inspiration, Journal, Messages, Signs, Wisdom 0 Comments

“You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it…” ~Jack London Dear Universe, Now I know that I am what I call an inspiration seeker, someone who is constantly searching for the positive in everyday, ordinary experiences.  So I also know that means I am more likely to notice the signs than someone else who may not be …

Act or Forget

Angie Balance, Choices, Faith, Gratitude, Happiness, Keep Calm, Letting Go, Positive, Relaxation, Release, Wisdom, Worries, Writing 0 Comments

“Complaining does not work as a strategy. We all have finite time and energy. Any time we spend whining is unlikely to help us achieve our goals. And it won’t make us happier.” ~ Randy Pausch Dear Universe, Let me complain for a second. I know!  You weren’t expecting me to start off with something so negative so let me …

Insight on Intuition

Angie Advice, Be Still, Choices, Gratitude, Guidance, Guides, Insight, Intuition, Listen, Messages, Rituals, Signs 0 Comments

“Listen to your intuition. It will tell you everything you need to know.” ~Anthony J. D’Angelo Dear Universe, I’m a big believer in listening to your gut, your instinct, that voice inside your head—however we refer to it. In fact, I can remember distinct instances when I listened to my intuition and immediately after I was glad I did. I …

Infinite Inspiration

Angie Appreciation, Believe, Gifts, Gratitude, Inspiration, Intentions, Joie de Vivre, Passion, Positive 0 Comments

Dear Universe, Classes are winding down this week.  While this was my busiest semester, it was one of my favorites so it’s been a little sad saying goodbye to my students. A funny thing has been happening, though. Without realizing, my students have given me a few parting gifts—the kind money can’t buy. The other day, a student sent me …

Merry, Merry

Angie Balance, Be Still, Comfort, Keep Calm, Peace, Relaxation, Release, Rituals, Traditions, Winter 0 Comments

“Peace is not something you wish for, it is something you make, something you are, something you do, and something you give away.” ~ Robert Fulghum Dear Universe, I can’t believe it’s already December! That means the countdowns are starting.  A countdown to holiday get togethers, Christmas celebrations, a countdown to the New Year. A countdown to a fresh start …