MIND BODY SPIRIT

Food Is A Gift Of Love

When I think of all the food that grows on this beautiful earth of ours I’m amazed. I’m amazed because these foods were given to us as a means by which to sustain and heal us. Thinking about this never truly hit home until … I got sick. Then my husband got sick. Okay, call me…

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How to be Concerned Without Being Consumed

We all manage things in life in somewhat of a different way yet many of us find ourselves concerned with the cares of this world. This is normal. There can be a fine line between being concerned and being consumed. It’s like walking a narrow mountain path. Some of us can walk the path and…

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Lessons From Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice

The past 12 years have been quite the journey, one that’s led me to fresh squeezed orange juice.  It’s been a time where God has been chiseling away, or pruning me. I say pruning because it’s been quite painful at times and that is what I think pruning would feel like. It’s not that the…

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Clear the Clutter

Are you focusing well? Blahhhh…. Have you ever felt like you are off but just can’t pinpoint why? With the cooler weather settling here in North America, some parts more than others, it’s a time where I can really begin to get a little antsy, feel a little blah.  With the winter comes cold, very…

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Life, Love AND Other Mysteries

  Way back I had a hunch as you probably did that this was all connected. This thing we call life. I wasn’t born yesterday and neither were you. We’ve experienced the pain of heartbreak, loss, health issues, rejection. It’s not easy. You might remember as a youth or even later in life looking at people…

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At Peace With Yourself

Being at peace with yourself is so important. So much so that it can effect your health. Love starts with you loving you.  I’ve heard it said many times and unfortunately I am sure I will hear it again. “I hate my body.” “My stupid body.” “Why can’t my stupid ________, (insert body part), work…

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Keeping Your Balance

Photo by Chris Barbalis on Unsplash I’ve heard it said recently that balance is overrated although I tend to disagree. Balance does not mean that everything is perfect. That there are no bumps along the way and everything is smooth sailing everyday. On the contrary, balance comes about because there are upheavals and blind spots and crazy life…

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“To Begin, Begin” – William Woodsworth

Life is not predictable. We make plans, go about our days living out those plans but often things don’t work out the way we intended. The landscape looks so different, even foreign. Often this is cause for discouragement. It’s okay to be discouraged for awhile however we must continue on even though we feel like…

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Blessings in the Slimy Things of Life

Over the past few weeks I’ve had this blog post brewing in my head. It’s that time of year again when we formally set aside a day to be thankful. I like it to be a weekend of thanksgiving. After all aren’t we supposed to live out of an attitude of gratitude? One day just…

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