Friday, May 27, 2011

Peace and Quiet

Hard to do, huh? Finding that calm place when our minds churn out to-do lists is almost impossible. I wake up with plans in my head everyday. It might not be big plans, but I want to move forward. I don't like leaving things undone. But sometimes life dishes out a storm in our lives big enough that can't be cleaned up and put away in a few days.

If you are one of the lucky ones this morning, with a roof over your head and a cup of hot coffee in your hand... you can count yourself blessed beyond measure. Hug your kids, kiss your husband and plan something delicious for dessert tonight. This is that special day you've been waiting for...


  1. {{{hugs}}} Are you okay?

  2. Life does indeed dish it out sometimes. Getting quiet and staying in the moment is so necessary...but sometimes so hard. Too bad we don't have a pause button for the racing mind, huh!
    Take care,

  3. It's been a difficult week with the storms that affected our area. Keep Joplin, Mo. in your prayers. Thanks for that big hug Pam, I needed it!

  4. I have that card!

    I know if must be difficult to be so close to that devastation. It hurts me and I'm oh, so many miles away. I'll keep them, and you, in my prayers.

  5. Thanking my luck stars and keeping those effected, in my prayers.

  6. A great truth.
    We are blessed in so many ways that we don't think about until they're removed. I WANT to be thankful and present for each moment. Thanks for the reminder.

  7. Joycee, beautiful post. I love your blog!
    xo, Cheryl

  8. Well said!

    Seeing the devastation from the storms makes you realize how blessed we are.

  9. with all that is going on in this world of ours.....YOU JUST SAID A MOUTH FULL. Thank you.



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