Dinah’s Coffee Chat Anniversaries….

Anniversaries……Welcome back my friend! It’s been a while since we’ve connected. And hello to any new friends that stop by.So let’s start by addressing the elephant in the room… At least the elephant for me… I clearly blew it with the July blogging challenge. I did pretty well for about a week. And then we …

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The Way -NaNoPoBlano Challenge Day 29/30

Spiritual seekers particularly are on a quest to understand life; we want to examine our own lives and find meaning in what we do and who we are. We find meaning in the seeking itself. Every step along the way is the Way.~ Lama Surya Das 💚www.earthschoolharmony.com The above is copied from a Facebook post …

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How could this be worse – NaNoPoBlano Challenge Day 19/30

How could this be worse-A strange and effective coping tool! A friend taught me this little tidbit about 30 years ago and it continues to serve me well. When I was in my late 20’s, I joined a women’s spirituality group. We were quite eclectic. There was a lot of both direct and incidental learning …

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Compassion- NaNoPoBlano Challenge Day 18/30

“I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear.” – Joan Didion Thank you to Sarah at -https://thestarsandrainbowsjournal.wordpress.com/for this quote. I read it on her blog yesterday. She’s a wonderful writer and I appreciate her blog. This quote …

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Patience Please! – NaNoPoBlano Challenge Day 17/30

Photo taken, once again, by my husband! My dear friend Jo said to me years ago, “Dinah, immediate gratification is too slow for you!” And, of course he was spot on! I’m so bad at waiting.  I feel like I’m walking a razor’s edge trying to be patient AND proactive. It seems to me that …

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Discombobulated-NaNoPoBlano Challenge Day 12

Photo taken by my husband. He’s good at noticing! It’s a discombobulated kind of day. I’m taking another few “first”steps in this long journey back from the big fall. Every “first” is both momentous and trivial at the same time! And, the very fact that each big/little thing is such a huge/trivial deal, is draining! …

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Writing Stew-NaNoPoBlano Challenge Day 8

Pensive Moments Well, I’m about 2 1/2 weeks into blogging and one week into the 4 week NaNoPoBlano Challenge. And today I’m stewing. I have about eight different blog posts started and I’m trying to decide which ones to actually finish and post.I’m realizing that blogging is an art unto itself. There is certainly a …

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