The Importance of Being Inspired

This past year we had a lot of change in our lives.  We moved to another state where we now live with relatives.  We got new jobs, mine was a career change, plus I was still getting used to managing life with two kids and figuring out our new baby.  It was one of the…

The relative is a channel to the Truth

This is a Sufi aphorism I read about recently. Up until a few days ago I had no idea what views or beliefs Sufism upholds. I also had no idea that some of my favorite quotes/sayings are actually from one of the most notable Sufi mystics.  The current book I am reading is about the…

How Not To Write A Blog in 1 Step

Ok, step #1: Don’t post anything! So easy, its stupid! Haha! Time goes by so quickly and tonight after spending hours on my Baby Center birth group, I realized I just have to post on my blog. With my blog, my perfectionism still shows its ugly head. After making I don’t know how many comments…

Is Every Day Awesome?

What is the difference between a great day and a terrible one?   Awhile back I decided to really figure this one out. I decided to first analyze my day from the beginning. Up until that point I mostly just chalked my days up to chance knowing that there are some good days and not…

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My 4 Best Grapes

I always have a lot of new year’s resolutions.  It’s easy to think of things to change, a thing or two to stop doing and new stuff to implement in the up coming year.  I usually accomplish most of my goals, however, this past year of caring for a new baby not only changed my…

I wish our boxes were neat like this!

Finally getting it together!

From mid-July until October my daughter and I journeyed back home and bounced back and forth between family members.  It was a great time: I got to collect myself and organize my life, while my daughter got to play with her cousins and form bonds with everyone.  What a win-win situation! While it was really…