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”

An Early Morning Walk

 “An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.” – Henry David Thoreau I believe this with all my heart. I practice it. Now I have to admit that I don’t wake up every day full of energy and wanting to walk. There are days I grumble at least a little. But once I getContinue reading “An Early Morning Walk”