spiritual fitness

Two years ago I tried on a favorite little black dress.

I loved this dress for its simplicity and flexibility. It’s not in the least bit fussy or fancy and whether a high heel, kitten heel, sandal or sporty sneaker this dress can carry off the perfect look – no matter the occasion! This dress has hung in my closet for more years than the store it was purchased at lasted, as it has gone out of business long ago.

My LBD has traveled with me through 3 house moves & spanned the course of numerous fashion trends! Most importantly, if I am ever in doubt of “what to wear” it’s always been my constant “safe choice.”

Choose a shoe, match a hand-bag and off I go!

But then one day, as I pulled this magical garment from the closet to wear for an impromptu dinner with friends, the unthinkable happened.

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spiritual hunger

If you have ever taken a minute to observe a hungry infant, you have seen just how desperate they can be. It doesn’t matter if a bottle is delayed by one minute or ten, the reaction of hunger holds the same intensity. The need to eat is relentless and demanding. The cry for food is most often loud, angry, and repetitive. The craving so strong that their natural instinct is to fight for it.

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Relish the year!

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Remnants of the final holiday relish tray re-purposed as a scrumptious dinner!  Simply, brilliant!

 

The blog-o-sphere has been filled these past several weeks with a ‘ka-zillion’ year-end reflections, as well as New Year’s Resolutions.

And I have ‘relished’ reading

every.

single.

one.

(I wish I could have high-lighted them all – but these are just a few…be sure & take the time to click on their links – they’re all well worth the read!)

I am so blessed to follow some WONDERFUL bloggers who have gifted me (and countless others) with wonderful reflections of a year now closed; as well as, great insights on the ways we all should consider improving or enhancing a New Year just beginning! Continue reading “Relish the year!”