life, thoughts

Missing the Moment

We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand . . . and melting like a snowflake. Let us use it before it is too late. ~ Marie Beynon

So, I was sitting outside on the deck with my dog by my side. The heat had broken overnight with a front that came through, and I was enjoying the dry, mild morning. I only had about 20 minutes to spare, but I wanted to breathe deep and soak in the moment.

Instead, this is kind of like what happened.

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life, thoughts

Functioning in Chaos

galtrik2 (664x800)wmI don’t know how to do it. I have no idea how to function in chaos. I’m terrible in an emergency. I don’t know how to explain it, but my brain doesn’t connect the dots in disorganization. My mind freezes. You may have figured this out about me when I wrote about getting a call that my husband had an accident.

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life, philosophy, Spirituality

Practice What I Preach

We teach what we most need to learn. ~ Richard Bach

I’ve got a busy week ahead of me, but I still like to stop by my blog, and the blogs I follow in between minutes here and there. I want to mention a quick little tidbit before I’m off to my appointments for the day.

To use photo, please attribute Lori and this blog.

My profile says that I’m an observer, thinker, learner, analyzer and writer. Enjoy dogs, cooking, centering, laughing and sarcasm.

The centering and analyzing part of me may sound preachy when I share them on my blog. What I’ve discovered is that they are mostly for me … to learn … to grow. I’ve found that the more I write about it, the more I actually apply what I’ve learned to my life. Continue reading “Practice What I Preach”