Peaceful Thoughts and Affirmations, Politics and Love, Uncategorized

Should We Be Scared of Critical Race Theory?

I have been wanting to write about Critical Race Theory because there seems to be a lot of controversy around the issue lately. You can read more about this here: What is Critical Race Theory and Why Is It Under Attack? But before I get into the specifics of Critical Race Theory, I want to… Continue reading Should We Be Scared of Critical Race Theory?

Peaceful Thoughts and Affirmations, Self-Love and Self-Directed Kindness

How I Make Things Magically Appear Before My Eyes (and I am Mostly Serious)

When I was young and my mom would ask me to go find something for her, I frequently came back within minutes announcing, "I couldn't find it." My mom's customary response was, "You are looking with your eyes closed", by which she meant that I wasn't intentionally looking for the thing I was after or… Continue reading How I Make Things Magically Appear Before My Eyes (and I am Mostly Serious)

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Peaceful Thoughts and Affirmations, Whimsical Watercolors, Wonder and Whimsy

Seven Peaceful Thoughts for Your Week

For the last week, I have been painting a series of peaceful thoughts. They are mainly about you and me and our worth as human beings. I really believe each of these ideas below, and I post them here for you, hopefully to inspire, encourage, and comfort you, if you are having a hard time.… Continue reading Seven Peaceful Thoughts for Your Week

Peaceful Thoughts and Affirmations, Whimsical Watercolors, Wonder and Whimsy

Peaceful Thoughts for Rough Days

Here are some peaceful thoughts to remember the next time you are having a rough day, whether that day is today or in the future. We all have rough days in which we feel sad, disappointed, or insecure about ourselves. Experiencing such days can make us feel bad about ourselves. For example, we might feel… Continue reading Peaceful Thoughts for Rough Days

Peaceful Thoughts and Affirmations, Uncategorized

Bigfoot Affirmations™: For a Groovy State of Mind

This post contains some Bigfoot Affirmations for a groovy state of mind. But first let me give you some background information. Background Recently my husband and I visited the Pacific Northwest--specifically Oregon--which is where I grew up. I love visiting that area of the country. I always associate it with beauty, wonder, and mystery. One… Continue reading Bigfoot Affirmations™: For a Groovy State of Mind

Healing Difficult Emotions, Peaceful Thoughts and Affirmations, Self-Love and Self-Directed Kindness

Peaceful Thoughts for Both Wonderful and Miserable Holidays

Dear Friend: Whether your holidays are wonderful or miserable, here are some peaceful thoughts for you during this time: Peace to you. ***** If you found this post helpful, please consider sharing on social media.

Healing Difficult Emotions, Peaceful Thoughts and Affirmations, Politics and Love, Uncategorized

Affirmations When You Feel Politically Overwhelmed

Most of us feel overwhelmed by politics sometimes. Here are ten affirmations you can use when you feel that way. One: I take politics and democratic engagement one day at a time. You aren't required to solve all the problems of the world today. So take it one day at a time. You will figure… Continue reading Affirmations When You Feel Politically Overwhelmed