Retire from the World

Retire from the world each day to some private spot. Stay in the secret place till the surrounding noises begin to fade out of your heart and a sense of God’s presence envelops you. Deliberately tune out the unpleasant sounds and come out of your closet determined not to hear them. Listen for the inwardContinue reading “Retire from the World”

Coffee and Kindness

“Today’s goals: Coffee and kindness. Maybe two coffees, and then kindness.” – Nanea Hoffman I’m not a coffee drinker, but I like this quote. Don’t we all have days when we feel like we need a little boost to go through the day at least trying to practice kindness? Whether it is coffee, yoga, taking aContinue reading “Coffee and Kindness”

Highly Sensitive People

“Highly sensitive people are too often perceived as weaklings or damaged goods. To feel intensely is not a symptom of weakness, it is the trademark of the truly alive and compassionate. It is not the empath who is broken, it is society that has become dysfunctional and emotionally disabled. There is no shame in expressingContinue reading “Highly Sensitive People”