Mindfulness is the needle that weaves the threads of thought together.
How we think,listen and respond determines how bright our friendships shine.
Painted by Marnie Pitts
“No tree has branches so foolish as to fight among themselves.”-Native American Saying
Today I’m turning over a new leaf in my life. I start by thanking God for this day, and pray that I may see the many gifts He has in store for me. Like the leaves blowing on this windy day, may all the accumulated negativism I’ve let piled up around me blow away with them. I am thankful for the people in my life who I can always depend on to point me in the right direction. They are ever-present the same as all the other good things that continue, even when I lose sight of them. Forgiving myself begins the healing of all the dis-ease I’ve brought into my life that has literally made my body sick. I am free of the prison that held me bound. My ego is not happy as it now takes a back seat to my true-self. I can breathe the fresh air again, see the beauty of the perfect world God created, and I’m reminded of how important it is to honor all His creations.
I was thinking as my day began that it was going to be hard work keeping myself centered in this good place. However, as my day goes on I realize the hard work is only present when I go against myself.
I’m extremely honored and humbled to have been nominated for the Sunshine Blogger award by http://fauxcroft.wordpress.com/ Thank you Fauxcroft! You certainly lite up my day.
What is the Sunshine Blogger Award?
The Sunshine Blogger is an award for bloggers from bloggers. It’s a way of recognizing bloggers who are positive, creatively and inspiring. I love the term Sunshine because it truly represents what I want my blog to bring to my readers. I think about when we hand someone a gift we have the opportunity to see in their face how much they appreciate it or not. When we write and put it out there we don’t always know who reads it or if it’s made a difference. So to be nominated for this award makes me feel like I’m accomplishing what I set out to do. My goal is simple to touch one person with a little bit of love and inspiration. Then I know I’ve made a difference in someone’s life, and maybe I’ve contributed to making the world a little bit better while I’m here.
Do check out http://fauxcroft.wordpress.com/ who nominated me for this award. The blog is amazing, inspirational, and full of thought provoking insight worth checking out and following.
These are the questions I was asked to answer:
1-Which part of the globe do you come from and what made you start your blog?
2-A special message which you received that holds special place for you?
As I was trying to be the best Christian I could by going to church, studying the bible doing everything I thought I was supposed to. One day the word simplify kept popping off the pages from the bible like neon sign. I realized with time that I was making things more difficult than they were meant to be. That simple word has lead me to a more peaceful place and what it means to be connected to God.
3-Your Favorite Movies?
Splendor in The Grass 1961 love story with Natalie Wood and Warren Beatty
4-Things about friends/siblings you love and annoy?
The things I love are the times we sit and laugh, when we have amicable conversations.
What annoys me is when I’m in the middle of a conversation and they start talking to someone else as if I don’t notice.
5-Qualities you love about yourself?
I believe in everyone, and always try to look for the best in them.
6-Your motive in life?
To keep bringing myself back to my true-self which exist in the place of connection and oneness with God! When I am in this place of belonging everything comes together as it should be and I do my best writing.
7-Craziness you would like to do in life that you were not able to do?
I would have loved to of traveled the world more, maybe even lived in another country like Italy for a while.
8-Your birthday? (so that I can wish you: p)
9-What does your name mean?
My real name is Constance it means to be constant.
10-Any topic which I should write as my next post?
How about what simplify means to you.
Nominees – Here are the set of questions for you:
1-What is your goal in life?
2-Why do you write?
3-What gives you hope?
4-Are you more optimistic or pessimistic about life?
5-What do you love the most about nature?
6-What motivates you?
7-Do you have a pet?
8-What do you do for fun?
9-What’s your favorite song?
10-Who inspires you the most?
These are the nominees I have picked who bring Sunshine into my life. I hope you will take the time to check out their blogs.
-Thank the person who nominated you
-Answer the questions asked to you
-Nominate other bloggers
-Write the same amount of questions for other nominated bloggers
-Notify the bloggers you have nominated
Have a peaceful day and Happy writing…