Positive Thinking

  • Aug312020
    a leafless tree in the middle of water at sunset with a bright light shining from it

    Binding the Energy of Stillness and Regaining the Self

    “When everything is moving and shifting, the only way to counteract chaos is stillness. When things feel extraordinary, strive for…

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  • Dec242019
    Child holding a white paper heart in hands and offering it with colorful lights around the edges. Christmas Eve 2019

    Preparing for 2019 End and 2020 Beginning

    I’m writing this post on Christmas Eve 2019. This is one of my favorite times of the year as I…

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  • Dec212019
    sunset in the desert with stars illustrating the orbit of earth around the sun. Camus quote says: In the midst of winter, I at last discovered there was within me, an invincible summer.

    Winter Solstice Blessings

    Winter Solstice is upon us this evening. Where I live, in Corvallis Oregon, the winter solstice occurs at 8:19 PM…

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  • Jan042019
    woman jumping from 2018 to 2019 with mountains and water in the background

    New Year’s Musings – Lessons and Blessings

    Wow! What a whirlwind December became. I hope that all of you reading this found some sanity among the chaos…

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  • May132018
    We mother and motherhood is its own mission field

    Blessings To ALL Types of Mothers

    I am eternally grateful that I grew up in an amazingly large (9 children) and loving family. My parents loved…

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  • Dec052017

    We Rise By Lifting Others

    This is one of my favorite quotes. It is also a major tenet of the Windtree Press Author Cooperative. At…

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  • Nov282017
    Picture of Dog with a sign. Things you learn from a dog

    Things You Learn From a Dog

    Today’s theme is Terrific Tuesday, where I post uplifting thoughts and questions. To counteract all my cat pictures from saturdays, today’s…

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  • Nov232017
    silhouette of woman at sunset on the beach with her arms wide and her head looking to the sky in joy

    Living a Life of Gratitude

    Ralph Waldo Emerson, a man who believed that each individual must develop a personal understanding of the universe, suggested that…

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  • May182017
    Think positive, do not negative, colorful words on blackboard

    Starting a Blog Again

    It’s been almost two years since I stopped blogging. I had two blogs going–one for helping new authors and one…

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