“There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.” ~ Thomas Aquinas I am still smiling from this past weekend. It really was one for the books and made my heart so full of happiness, love, and friendship. Not only did I get to meet Sarah from lifewithlilred, but I also got to meet Jenny from ….
Category: Pen and Caffeinated Ponderings
The Elocutions, ponderings, caffeinated addictions, of my mind. In other words, all things writing, coffee, thoughts and opinions.
“The world is round so that friendship may encircle it.” ~ Pierre Teilhard de Chardin Bloggers Weekend I can not even begin to describe how epic this past weekend was. Not only did I get to meet and have a friend slash blogger stay with me, but I actually got to meet two bloggers. (more on the latter well later!) ….
It is hard to believe that sixteen years have passed. I was a child, but I ended that day with my innocence shattered and profound grief that the world could be so evil. Yet I quickly learned despite the most incomprehensible and horrific circumstances there are good people. In one day we saw the worst and best of humanity. We ….
“I can’t imagine a day without coffee. I can’t imagine!” ~ Howard Schultz Caffeine Junkie Oh Mister Shultz neither can I. Neither can I. Both Sarah over at LifewithLilRed and Jenny from SitBackAndJustLive are the inspiration for this post, having read their posts, literally with-in a couple days of each other back in April, I realized I needed to pay ….
Learning lessons is a little like reaching maturity. You’re not suddenly more happy, wealthy, or powerful, but you understand the world around you better, and you’re at peace with yourself. Learning life’s lessons is not about making your life perfect, but about seeing life as it was meant to be. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross I have joked for weeks about being 21 ….
“I am not someone who is ashamed of my past. I’m actually really proud. I know I made a lot of mistakes, but they, in turn, were my life lessons.” ~ Drew Barrymore It is true what they say with age comes maturity. With another “21” Birthday here, I can’t help, but be reflective of some of the lessons I ….
“Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years.” Ausonius I don’t know many people who get excited about aging. Birthdays, yes. That number that changes each year, no. Yet, there are some great benefits that come with . No not the grey hair or the wrinkles. But inner wisdom ….
“Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the senses shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourses of my book friends. They talk to me without embarrassment or awkwardness.” ~ Helen Keller Teen Detective Extraordinaire Books literally feed my soul. They have since I was a child. The first person to do that was teen ….
“I think sometimes the best training is to rest.” ~ Cristiano Ronaldo Not going to sugar coat, the past week has been tough. Not only have I been dealing with the mother of all injuries, I have been warring with myself. Do you ever do that? Do you ever feel like different parts of your personality or soul are at ….