Tranquilities :: soul calm {25/31}

"To Come Home to Yourself" By John O'Donohue "May all that is within you Be released. May your fears yield Their deepest tranquilities. May all that is unlived in you Blossom into a future Graced with love." Page 97, To Bless the Space Between Us: A Book of Blessings I am blogging everyday this October … Continue reading Tranquilities :: soul calm {25/31}

For Longing – a blessing by John O’Donohue :: soul calm {22/31}

A blessing for you. This is in the book called "To Bless the Space Between Us" by John o'Donohue.  May it speak to your empty places.  ----- "For Longing. "Blessed be the longing that brought you here  And quickens your soul with wonder. May you have the courage to listen to the voice of desire … Continue reading For Longing – a blessing by John O’Donohue :: soul calm {22/31}

Rest in Your Salvation :: soul calm {11/31}

"It doesn't effect your salvation." This is something my mom says often and I'm guessing it came from her mom. But all these little things that we tend to stress out about aren't really that important in the long run. What college should I go to? It doesn't effect your salvation. What should I major … Continue reading Rest in Your Salvation :: soul calm {11/31}

Benedictions and Blessings :: Soul Calm {4/31}

"In the parched deserts of post-modernity a blessing can be like the discovering of a fresh well." pXV John O'Donohue, To Bless the Space Between Us: A Book of Blessings. One evening early this summer, I was feeling drained, but unable to allow myself to settle down and just relax. The rehashing of the day's … Continue reading Benedictions and Blessings :: Soul Calm {4/31}

Because life is random: Friends, Frozen, and Harry Potter.

The last few days I have seen a lot of my friends. My roommates from sophomore year were all in town and available so we (and my two babies!) went out to lunch. It was so fun to catch up and laugh and just hang out. We'll have to do that more since we're planning … Continue reading Because life is random: Friends, Frozen, and Harry Potter.

Day 7: talk more, screen less.

One thing I have loved about thus first week with my 31 minute internet limit is that it has seriously opened up the lines of communication with my husband. It used to be we'd spend our evenings on our screens. Him with a laptop/movie/desktop combo working/facebooking/working and me on the iPad facebooking, Sometimes reading on … Continue reading Day 7: talk more, screen less.