Friday 5, Wisdom

Friday 5: Inspiration

Today’s Friday 5: Favorite quotes of the week! 1- “If you see something beautiful in someone, speak it”. LOVE this one. I’ve been on kind of a private mission to do this as often as I can for a few years now. It feels a little funny at first, but it’s such a win-win. The person on the receiving end…

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Deep thoughts

Opinion overload

Happy Saturday morning! We are in for another bigger winter storm starting tonight through most of day tomorrow, so we are planning to hunker down later and probably not come out until tomorrow night sometime (if at all). I’ve heard the weather forecasters all warning that “travel on the roads is not recommended”, so we’ll happily heed that and snuggle…

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Deep thoughts, Wisdom

Patience and the Parable of the Pear Tree

Yesterday was the winter solstice- the shortest day of the year. Here in Wisconsin, it’s kind of a pastime for people to complain about the short days in December. 🙂 My own husband said one evening about a month ago, “Ugh. Here we go…into my least favorite time of the year. I hate driving home from work in the dark.”…

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Books, Deep thoughts

Clearness

On Tuesday I posted about following my own lead when I was tired. I tried to do what I really “needed” to do that day to feel good, not just blindly follow my to do list or self-imposed expectations. The other day, I read about a sort of related idea (but in an opposite direction), that I found so interesting…

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Books, Deep thoughts

Everybody is interesting

Last night I was sitting and reading my current non-fiction choice (You’re Not Listening: What You’re Missing and Why it Matters), and a couple of lines stood out to me that I wanted to share. “Everybody is interesting if you ask the right questions.” -Kate Murphy, p. 40 I had to stop reading for a second and think about this.…

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