It is really simple to make a Gratitude Jar. I learned how to make a Gratitude Jar from my friend, Diane Carden. I like to use old or new canning jars for my Gratitude Jars but any kind of jar will work as long as it has a wide mouth. You can recycle one right [...]
“Believe in a love that is being stored up for you like an inheritance, and have faith that in this love there is a strength and a blessing so large that you can travel as far as you wish without having to step outside it.” ~~ Rainer Maria Rilke
Love is longing and longing, the pain of being parted; No illness is rich enough for the distress of the heart, A lover’s lament surpasses all other cries of pain. Love is the royal threshold to God’s mystery…. The carnival of small affections and polite attachments Which litter and consume our passing time Is no [...]
Today my yard was strewn with hearts. I love when that happens. Sometimes hearts are found in the oddest little tucked away places. Sometimes they are strewn with bumps and bruises. Tiny holes. Rips and tears. Leaving us heart strong in all the broken places. Love is all around you. Everyday. Look, listen, and feel.
I Am Much Too Alone in This World, Yet Not Alone by Rainer Maria Rilke I am much too alone in this world, yet not alone enough to truly consecrate the hour. I am much too small in this world, yet not small enough to be to you just object and thing, dark and smart. [...]
Sometimes we hide things about our true selves and our true nature because we are afraid of criticism and rejection. We censor our comments and thoughts, we hold back, we stay in the shadows, afraid to stand out. Or, we agree when we disagree, we smile when we don’t want to. This makes sense because [...]