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Love Your Path

Angie Dreams, Inspiration, Mindful, Miracles, Motivation, Patience 0 Comments

“Personality begins where comparison leaves off. Be unique. Be memorable. Be confident. Be proud.”  ~Shannon L. Alder Dear Universe, A few years ago I was working with one of my Chinese international students. This student (I’ll call him J) was one of the most dynamic, kind, funny and hard working students I have ever had. He’s the type of student …

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Life is a Choice

Angie Choices, Hope, Inspiration, Lessons, Life, Open Mind, Opportunity, Try 2 Comments

“Beliefs are choices. First you choose your beliefs. Then your beliefs affect your choices.” ~Roy T. Bennett Dear Universe, The other day I had a dentist appointment. I know most people dread the dentist, and I admit it’s not my favorite place in the world to be, but I have such a lovely dental hygienist that it makes the visits …

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Why You Should Listen to Your No

Angie Inspiration, Instincts, Intuition, Lessons, Listen, No, Relationships, Trust, Truth, Yes 0 Comments

“…There are often many things we feel we should do that, in fact, we don’t really have to do. Getting to the point where we can tell the difference is a major milestone in the simplification process.” ~Elaine St. James Dear Universe, I think no is one of the hardest words to say. I know I’m not alone on this. …

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Enjoy the View

Angie Awareness, Insight, Inspiration, Mindful, New York City, Notice, Perspective, Present 2 Comments

“Making an effort to be mindful and present is not always enough. Action over effort triumphs each time.” Dear Universe, Last weekend David and I headed to New York City for a quick getaway. While we were there, we would see family and go to the Big East Championship game—which has now become a bit of a tradition. When we …

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Thanks For The Easy

Angie Blessings, Easy, Inspiration, Positive, Worries, Writing 2 Comments

“Without challenges, we would never grow or learn.  Without suffering, we would never recognize joy.” Dear Universe, Life is hard. That’s all I heard the other day when I was talking to a group of my writing students. There they were, slouched in their seats, looking worn and weary, venting about the hard things they are dealing with right now.  …

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What to be Certain of Right Now

Angie Affirmations, Future, Insight, Inspiration, Journey, Life, Trust, Wisdom, Words 0 Comments

“When nothing is sure, everything is possible” ~Margaret Dabble Dear Universe, Wherever I am, I like to surround myself with things that inspire me. In my office at work, there are a variety of things I can turn to in a moment’s notice from my insightful word magnets, to my infuser air freshener in a bottle marked “love,” to my …

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Choose Love

Angie Believe, Choose Love, Dreams, Gratitude, Hope, Inspiration, Intentions, Jewelry, Joy, Passion, Shop\, Work 2 Comments

“Your daydreams can be glimpses into your future, as long as you believe them to be.” Dear Universe, When I was a little girl, my mom designed jewelry. Not many people knew this as she did it as a side job to being a full-time, stay at home mom to three children.  For the years she stayed home we kept …