Simply Shine!

Celebrating the simple everyday wonders of life.
Angel of Magical Spaces

Angel of Magical Spaces

I’m quite sure that none of us would call Lynda a perfect angel, though most of her friends knew that she did, indeed, have wings. Glittery, transparent, playful, irreverent, spacious wings of love & friendship that glowed brightest when she laughed.

read more

More from the Shine Blog

Simple Gifts

A tender smile, given from the heart. Laughter bubbling up from within. Hugs. Music. Acts of Kindness. Sincere Gratitude. Deep Belief. These are the things we remember when everything else fades away. Let your Giving be Simple this season, and all year through. The...

read more

Stand Still.

Most of my life, I was driven to do more, motivated by a vision to contribute to a world I felt was missing something important I was intended to give. I believed I was not reaching my full potential unless I was setting stretch goals, testing my limits, filling my days with constant motion and movement toward some future person I was becoming. It took a lot of standing still to find what I was missing.

read more

Hello Stillness.

Hello Stillness, It seems the world has forgotten you, in the busy rush to keep up with what has become a normal, everyday life. So much to do, so little time. I remember you, though. I welcome your radiant presence as I sit, lingering by the fire with autumn colors...

read more

Welcome Stillness.

In the deep center of the life-changing, up-your-game, goal driven, non-stop livin’ chaos of the striving life ... there is a still voice that only you can hear. Listen. Tune to this deeper knowing: the channel of your Soul. Slow down. Welcome stillness. It only takes...

read more

Choose Love

When the horror of the world threatens to steal your joy, There is a choice. Get caught in the terror of news flashing across screens, as breath is sucked from lungs as minds are devoured by fear as hearts shut down in despair. Or don’t. You are still aware. You still...

read more

3 Simple Things.

When there are no words to calm the terror... When there is no balm to ease the pain... When the hurt of the world becomes so loud you can hear hearts breaking... What will you do? Breathe out. Breathe in. Let go. The past is done. Be here now. Your wide open heart,...

read more

Missing You

A poem for Julaine The missing comes in layers... whispers of you, a glimpse of memory when I least expect it; a tender moment spent wishing you were still here, wanting your Presence in a world that needs it more than ever. The knowing was also in layers... fragments...

read more

Beacon of Unlimited Possibility

How do you capture the essence of someone through the memories they leave behind? My Beacon Friend, Julaine, was not one to be easily defined by words. She was an adventurer at heart, a thoughtful learner by mind, yet so much more. As an adventuress, she traveled the...

read more

Can Betrayal and Adversity Free You?

When life throws you a curve that interrupts your “plan” When you receive news that makes your stomach burn, your mind churn, your trust in humanity turn ... When your eyes are weeping, your heart is breaking, your whole life is upending When you’re not sure how you...

read more

Ripples of Stillness

What happened to the quiet ripple of one small act of kindness… or the silent breath of awe kept to oneself, not shared on social media, caught on camera or completely missed because you were gazing through some other lens besides your heart? Slow down. Life was never...

read more

Becoming exactly YOU

They are always calling to you. The simple nudges to slow down, take a slightly different path …the one that leads you deeper into the cave of your heart. This is where the majesty waits. The amazement, really, of a life lived only for the journey of becoming exactly...

read more

Spring is here…time to plant a few miracles!

Spring has returned. The earth is like a child that knows poems. -Rainer Maria Rilke _____________________________ What seeds are you planting this spring? Let them fall from your heart. Watch them grow as you shower them with Love-Light-Laughter. Cultivate a garden...

read more

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This