Seeking Out The Signs: They Are Everywhere

Angie Adventure, Blessings, Gratitude, Messages, New York City, Notice, Positive, Present, Signs, Summer, Symbols 5 Comments

   “Take time to notice the things others are overlooking.” Dear Universe, I consider myself blessed because I notice signs fairly frequently. I say this with no mathematical evidence to back this up or a graph tracking my days, but I say it because often I’ll be with people and I’m the only one noticing, pointing, explaining and taking the …

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 …

Love is the Key

Angie Abundance, Adventure, Blessings, Gratitude, Inspiration, Joie de Vivre, Journey, London, Love, Messages, Paris, Signs, Summer, Symbols, Travel, Universe 0 Comments

“Love is light for the soul.” ~Lailah Gifty Akita Dear Universe, As you know, I am always on the lookout for signs in whatever way you want to deliver them to me. That’s why I couldn’t help but notice a certain message all around me while I was in London and Paris. Love.   Love in London: The trip started …

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 …

Satisfying Your Soul’s Calling: Make Time Today

Angie Adventure, Balance, Be Still, Coffee, Fun, Gratitude, Inspiration, Journey, Life, Light, Martha's Vineyard, Opportunity, Passion, Recharge, Soul, Spirit, Time, Try, Wine, Writing 2 Comments

“Take time to do what makes your soul shine and you will radiate light wherever you go.” Dear Universe, I can’t believe I am back on Martha’s Vineyard for a two week stay.  For a while I wasn’t sure it would work to return this year, so when the trip came together a little at the last minute, I was …

Why Just Five Minutes Can Lead to Infinite Possibility

Angie Believe, Giving, Good Morning, Gratitude, Happiness, Health, Insight, Inspiration, Intentions, Intuition, Judgment Free, Keep Calm, Meditation, Mindfulness, Recharge, Relaxation, Rituals, Soul, Spirit, Thoughts, Try, Universe 0 Comments

“This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.” ~Dalai Lama Dear Universe, The other day I was running errands when I came across these two t-shirts.  I immediately made a connection to the message that you, Universe, were sending …