Advertisement

Daily Joys and Simple Pleasures

Daily Joys and Simple Pleasures

January 1970 Archives

Anticipating A Special Release

On April 2nd, 2012 I will be the featured Inspirational Luminary on InspireMeToday.com, sharing my writings with the world. This FREE website is one to bookmark! Inspire Me Today features the ‘Brilliance’ of a new Luminary every day. You can […]

Advertisement

Beloved Books

Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested. – Bacon – Worthy books are not companions – they are solitudes: We lose ourselves in them and all our cares.   […]

Advertisement

Get Your Shine On!

Above all things, reverence yourself.  – Pythagoras – Every one stamps his own value on himself.  The price we challenge ourselves is given us. Man is made great or little by his own will. – Schiller – Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control, […]

Advertisement

Love Letter to All “Know-it-all’s”

An expert is one who knows more and more about less and less.  – Nicholas Murray Butler He knew what’s what, and that’s as high As metaphysic wit can fly.  – Samuel Butler – It is better to know nothing […]

Dance Into Your Day

On with the Dance! let joy be unconfined.  – Byron – And the dancing has begun now, And the danceres whirl round gaily in the waltz’s giddy mazes, and the ground beneath them trembles.  – Heine, Book of Songs – […]

What Have You Learned Today?

_________________________________________________________ I’ll be watching the day to observe what I learn.  What I learn says more about me than what I know.  Isn’t that a fascinating measure?   Information is power.  – Arthur Sylvester The greater our knowledge increases, the […]

Blank Page

every day every moment a blank page upon which we write. mary anne radmacher

I Was Shocked…

…when my friend, sitting across our table in tears, said, “I haven’t had to change anything in twenty five years.  I’m not sure how to do this.” I practiced my hard listening skills.  I nodded.  I embraced every word she […]

Gardening Is Prayer

A Moving Target

I like to call my obligations, requirements, promises, “things to Do,” – Targeted Completion Dates. Years ago I stopped using the phrase, “deadlines,” for many reasons.  Not only do I react to the history of the word and how it […]

from LIFE BEGINS WHEN YOU DO… “IT IS more important to know where you are going than to get there quickly. Do not mistake activity for achievement.” – Mabel Newcomer –

Listen!

Previous Posts

The Creative Conspiracy on Whidbey Island, WA
...

posted 3:38:54pm May. 11, 2015 | read full post »

Creative Retreat with Mary Anne Radmacher and friends
...

posted 3:37:27pm May. 11, 2015 | read full post »

THE WHOLE-HEARTED LIFE by Susyn Reeve
Rarely do I share book reviews here, and yet this book prompted me to do so. If you are in need of a curriculum for a young person or a jumpstart at retirement, this book is that.  If you are looking for fresh ideas to lift your creative ...

posted 12:31:12pm Apr. 16, 2015 | read full post »

WHEN DO YOU LEAVE?
from LEAN FORWARD INTO YOUR LIFE (2007 Conari Press, Mary Anne Radmacher, author)  “Know When To Leave” It was time for me to leave. What I was leaving was so delicious in its appearance. The opportunity to be a part-time hero is ...

posted 2:38:44pm Apr. 09, 2015 | read full post »

Editing: It's Not Just For Writing
"Editing. It's Not Just For Writing." I've spent much of my writing time since I was 28 trying to get rid of words. Editing down. Paring down. Getting to the core. I woke up this morning clear on the matter: that is what I am doing with the ...

posted 11:44:53am Mar. 24, 2015 | read full post »

Advertisement


Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.