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Inspired By Nature, People and Music

What motivates or inspires you? What awakens the creativity within you? When you are feeling down, what helps to snap you out of it? The Five Minute Friday word for the week is inspire. Whenever I am feeling overwhelmed, spending time outdoors helps me to relax and refocus. Inspired By Music and Teaching  We spent… Continue reading Inspired By Nature, People and Music

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Comfort Can Be Found in a Variety of Ways

Comfort is the Five Minute Friday prompt for this week. I like the sound of that word. It gives such a good feeling. Just the thought of it immediately causes me to relax and begin to feel refreshed.     I think of all the ways we can be comforted. Sometimes it doesn't take much… Continue reading Comfort Can Be Found in a Variety of Ways

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Views From My Front Porch on a Lazy Afternoon

After doing some cleanup inside, I decided to enjoy some time on the porch. I love the views we have. The temperature was mild and the sky was overcast, though some blue was peeking through. A light breeze was causing lovely sounds to come from the chimes. I had to snap a few pictures.  … Continue reading Views From My Front Porch on a Lazy Afternoon

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Less Equals More When Stress is Lost and Rest is Gained

It's Five Minute Friday time again.  The idea is to write for five minutes whatever comes to mind based on the prompt. We don't worry about editing and try to keep within the limit. This week the prompt word is More. Sometimes more can actually mean less. Stay with me and I'll show you what I mean. … Continue reading Less Equals More When Stress is Lost and Rest is Gained

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Wondering What I’ll Find as I Wander Through the Woods

Though I haven't done it in awhile, I love to take walks in the woods. While making my way along, wondering what I'll find, I begin to feel less stressed, relaxing as I enjoy the fresh air and beauty surrounding me.  I am blessed to live beside a woodland area with a variety of plants, trees… Continue reading Wondering What I’ll Find as I Wander Through the Woods

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Breezes, Sunshine, Waves and Sand: Poetry from the Beach

Earlier this month my husband and I had a short but lovely vacation in Florida with some of his siblings. The sun, the waves, the sand, the breezes that were both mild and strong, the blue sky and white clouds – all worked together to bring refreshment and reduce stress.     Weekly Haiku Challenge… Continue reading Breezes, Sunshine, Waves and Sand: Poetry from the Beach