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While You’re Waiting, Read This

Angie Appreciation, Balance, Faith, Gratitude, Insight, Lessons, Life, Manifesting, Mindfulness, Patience, Positive, Thoughts, Time, Timing, Waiting 0 Comments

“Patience is not the ability to wait, but how you act while you are waiting.” ~Joyce Meyer Dear Universe, The other day I was cooking risotto for dinner. Risotto is a dish that takes time to make.  You have to let it simmer.  You have to slowly stir it and walk away and then slowly stir it some more. Mostly …

Talking Dirty

Angie Abundance, Affirmations, Appreciation, Awareness, Beach, Blessings, Mantras, Outlook, Positive, Words, Writing 0 Comments

“Positive anything is better than negative nothing.” Dear Universe, A few months ago I was sitting on the beach and a woman happened to walk by me. She was smiling, laughing and that’s when I heard her say this to her friend: “I’m not complaining. I like being alive too much.” I practically fell off my beach chair. What an …

Lovin’ the Loverope

Angie Appreciation, Gratitude, Happiness, Inspiration, Intentions, Jewelry, Love, Mantras, Messages, Passion, Surprises, Words 2 Comments

“Don’t look for happiness.  Create it.” Dear Universe, It’s no secret that I am a fan of anything inspirational. Whether it’s a sign, a t-shirt, a message delivered at the right time or just the sound of the ocean, I am always grateful when inspiration makes its way to me. That’s why I was so intrigued when months ago, I …

Dublin and Moher

Angie Adventure, Appreciation, Blessed, Escape, Gratitude, Ireland, Journey, Luck, Memories, Moments, Open Mind, Opportunity, Peace, Road Trip, Spontaneity, Travel, Vacation, Wishing 0 Comments

“Travel doesn’t become an adventure until you leave yourself behind.” ~Marty Rubin Dear Universe, I have long dreamed of traveling to Ireland.  And when the plan was made, everyone told me the same thing. I would love Ireland.  The Irish people would greet us with open arms.  Ireland is beautiful. And from the moment we arrived at the airport, I …

Little Gives, Big Gets

Angie Abundance, Appreciation, Generosity, Giving, Gratitude, Inspiration, Joy, Life, Love, Mindful, Receiving, Spirit, Thankful 0 Comments

“Every sunrise is an invitation for us to arise and brighten someone’s day.” ~ Richelle E. Goodrich Dear Universe, We’ve all heard the joy in giving is in receiving.  When you give from your heart you receive such a complete feeling of joy in return. And that’s true. Unfortunately, we sometimes think we have to give big to make it …

The Giving and Receiving of Writing

Angie Appreciation, Changes, Gratitude, Guidance, Hope, Impact, Insight, Inspiration, Journal, Journey, Lessons, Life, Memories, Positive, Wisdom, Writing 2 Comments

“We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.” ~Anaïs Nin Dear Universe, Recently I stumbled upon a writing contest on Positive Writer.  The topic, “How Writing Has Positively Influenced My Life,” intrigued me.  Though I’ve been writing for as long as I’ve been reading, this idea is something I only recently thought about. But I’ve never …

Cheer and be Cheered

Angie Appreciation, Cheer, Family, Feelings, Friends, Gratitude, Happiness, Helping, Hope, Inspiration, Intentions, Uplift 2 Comments

“The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.” ~Helen Keller Dear Universe, The other day I sent my dear friend an email.  It was a link to a piece I had written and I wanted her to see it. She wrote back so encouragingly, so quickly, so completely excited—just like …

The Power of a Hug

Angie Appreciation, Breathe, Fun, Happiness, Healing, Insight, Inspiration, Nature, Providence, Spontaneity, Spring, Universe 0 Comments

   Roger Williams Park Temple of Music “The earth has music for those who listen.” ~George Santayana Dear Universe, After what has felt like the longest winter in the history of my life, it is so rejuvenating to see the weather finally changing. Feeling afternoon sunshine, seeing more people outside, smelling the fresh spring air and hearing birds chirping are …