Vacation Wisdom

I am in Maine for a few weeks. The Maine Botanical Gardens were the first stop. Next is Arcadia National Park for lots of nature. We are tied for wins in Yahtzee. WhoooHoooo!!!! Big Hugs and Much Love, Cindy 

Simply mindful

Do you find it difficult to switch from “getting it done” mode (spoken with a southern twang) to “just chilling and hanging out”? I think most people are so “on” that they do not realize that they are stuck there. I am noticing my own tendency to get restless when things are quiet. I used to […]

Happy Labor Day

Happy Labor Day to All! May everyone have a day to relax with the significant people in your life. Wishing each of you a great weekend.

Feeding Wolves

My father’s family lineage is native American; specifically Cherokee. I find there is a part of me that loves knowing this about my history. I was raised on a farm. It makes so much sense that I have a deep connection to nature. I am a minimalist. I think this comes from my DNA relationship […]

The Energy of Old

Reflections I’ve been watching American Pickers on the History channel. I am loving the details and the individuals that the two hosts bring to the show. I appreciate the respect they show for the items as well as the stories that get told about the person they are “picking”. I have always liked old things, knowing […]

Taking turns

Reflections Check out the video highlighting my cats having their “play” session before they eat. It is amazing how they take turns.  How did they learn this skill? Who taught them? This set me to wondering, how did I learn to take turns? There were four kids in my family including me. I am the oldest. I think some of […]

How do you connect?

“Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is a daily admission of one’s weakness…. And so, it is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.”  – Mahatma Gandhi I’d like to share about my meditation “practice”. It’s me sitting on my meditation mat, lighting incense, chanting […]

Which One Are You?

Reflections on The Struggles of Our Life This week I’d like to share a short motivational story by an author unknown. Some of you may have come across this in past readings. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do… Once upon a time a daughter complained to her father that her life […]

Happy Valentine’s Day

May the image make you smile May you share your inner sunshine May the day be the best! Big Hugs and Much Love Cindy


I would like to update you on how I’m doing with my new Friday ‘four hours of silence’ practice. Four sessions so far in 2023 per my New Year resolution! You may remember my newsletter on the topic in early January. There I shared my experience of trying out my ‘four hours of silence’ sessions […]