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 …

Unplugged

Angie Breathe, Energy, Inspiration, Lessons, Life, Meditation, Peace, Recharge, Relaxation, Rest, Universe 0 Comments

“Today is my tomorrow.  It’s up to me to shape it, to take control and seize every opportunity.  The power is in the choices I make each day.  I listen to myself.  I eat well.  I sleep well.  I shape me.” Dear Universe, It happened all at once. I arrived at the gym and grabbed my mp3 player and Kindle …

Soul Shake

Angie Appreciation, Gratitude, Happiness, Insight, Joie de Vivre, Journey, Joy, Life, Meditation, Passion, Reading, Relaxation, Rituals, Soul, Spirit, Time, Universe, Writing 0 Comments

“I fall in love with people’s passions, the way their eyes light up when they talk about the things they love and they fill with light.” ~Unknown Dear Universe, It feels like it’s been a while since you me and you connected—well, at least formally through these letters. Sometimes as life gets busy, then busy some more, I worry I …

Cigar Bar

Angie Adventure, Balance, Be Still, Cigars, Going Out, Joie de Vivre, Journey, Keep Calm, Lessons, Life, New Hampshire, Pampering, Peace, Relaxation, Road Trip, Spontaneity, Worries 0 Comments

   “Maybe it’s like becoming one with the cigar. You lose yourself in it; everything fades away: your worries, your problems, your thoughts. They fade into the smoke, and the cigar and you are at peace.” ~Raul Julia Dear Universe, I’m a crier. I cry over sentimental cards, sappy commercials, unexpected compliments or a well-timed joke.  I cry when I …

Arrivederci, Almalfi

Angie Adventure, Almalfi Coast, Appreciation, Blessings, Friends, Fun, Gratitude, Insight, Inspiration, Italy, Joie de Vivre, Journey, Joy, Moments, Opportunity, Peace, Relaxation, Summer, Travel, Vacation 0 Comments

arrivederci: until we see each other again “Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.” ~Anita Desai Dear Universe, There are certain places in the world you will never forget no matter how much time passes or how far you go. For me, the Almalfi Coast is one of these places.      Beautiful doesn’t even begin to cover it.  …

Buon Giorno

Angie Abundance, Adventure, Friends, Fun, Joie de Vivre, Leap List, Lists, Manifesting, Memories, Moments, Opportunity, Peace, Relaxation, Travel, Universe, Vacation, Venice 0 Comments

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt Dear Universe, For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to travel to Italy.  I often joke that I must have been Italian in a past life with my proclivity …

Full Bloom

Angie Comfort, Escape, Joie de Vivre, Joy, Letting Go, Passion, Peace, Positive, Relaxation, Release, Spring, Summer 2 Comments

“Deepest joy is like a flower….beautiful in essence.” ~Tony Samara Dear Universe, I have discovered—or rather re-discovered—something about myself. I like gardening.  Specifically, I like planting flowers, caring for them and watching them bloom. Years ago, I would plant flowers in the spring and tend to them.  I always enjoyed it.  I don’t know why I forgot that. Life can …

Like an Hourglass

Angie Answers, Believe, Destiny, Faith, Fate, Future, Insight, Inspiration, Journey, Keep Calm, Letting Go, Life, Patience, Peace, Questions, Relaxation, Release, Roll With It, Time, Timing, Trust, Universe, Waiting, Wisdom, Wishing, Worries 0 Comments

“And life’s like an hourglass, glued to the table…” ~Anna Nalick Dear Universe, When I was a little girl, I was fascinated by the egg timer my mom had in our kitchen.  It was a miniature hourglass with neon blue sand inside.  I would often flip the timer over just so I could watch the grains tunnel through from top …