There is something incredibly comforting to me about the seasonal change from summer to fall. There are many of us who share this sentiment. It's our favorite time of the year. The temperature cools, the leaves change - even the smells change. And while there are also the cliche favorites like the pumpkin spiced latte… Continue reading A Change of Seasons
I once read a quote by the famous 1960's columnist, Erma Bombeck. It read: "When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I had not a single bit of talent left, and could say, I used everything you gave me." I posted it on my Instagram page and… Continue reading The Spiritual Importance of Keeping Your Hobbies
I have been trying to get pregnant for over 2 years now. While I know that many have tried longer and maybe even harder, I am letting go now. Two IUI's, two IVF's, countless procedures, and one miscarriage......I'm letting go. Tears, pain, questioning, reasoning, rationalizing, wanting and waiting......I'm letting go. Painful injections, horrible side effects,… Continue reading The Power of Letting Go
There have been so many times in my life that I have allowed myself to feel bitterness and resentment over not getting the things that I wanted or needed out of life. However, as time has passed, these difficulties have allowed me to see a bigger picture. I like to refer to this as the… Continue reading When Life Tells You “NO”: The Beauty of Life’s Mosaic and the Bigger Plan
I watched a video clip on my news feed this morning that had various celebrities speaking about "following your dream." Each sound clip encompassed a theme of "never give up" or "you can do anything that you put your mind to!!". At one point, Jim Carey poses the idea that if you visualize your dream, it will… Continue reading No, You CAN’T Do Anything You Set Your Mind To!
Surrender; letting go. These are words that are heard often when being taught how to cope with something that we cannot control. "Give it to God", we say. There is nothing tangible or straightforward about this, but many of us (including myself) will say it as a form of comfort to someone as if it… Continue reading All I Know Is That I Don’t Know
For as far back as I can remember, I have always been an animal person. Growing up, I had all kinds of animals ranging anywhere from cats and dogs to lizards and rodents. I have worked as a veterinary professional for almost 15 years, and although I have recently decided to make a career… Continue reading How A Miniature Dachshund Saved My Life