A Break in the Clouds

Annah Elizabeth Happy Happens ™, Parenting, Spirituality Leave a Comment

Happy Sunday, Journeyer, It has been a rough two weeks, a sort of calm before the storm. Days filled with anxiety and unrecognized fear, two things that when combined are a cocktail for Anger and Frustration and Heartache. Despite abundant sunshine, my days were filled with a thick haze that precedes a storm. My nights  interrupted by persistent, yet unusual, lightening …

Happiness Comes When We See with Fresh Eyes (and all our senses)

Annah Elizabeth Happy Happens ™, Loss, Grief, and Healing, Mental Health, Spirituality Leave a Comment

Happy Sunday-Monday, Journeyer!! This morning I woke up ruminating on all kinds of problems. Some people can’t fall asleep at night because they can’t seem to shut their minds off. I used to have the problem and then, out of a sense of desperation, I began doing what I later learned was a form of self-hypnosis. More than ten years …

At the Intersection of Family and Growth

Annah Elizabeth Happy Happens ™, Relationships, Spirituality Leave a Comment

Happy Sunday-Monday, Journeyer! You know how it is when family comes to visit? Your schedule goes all sorts of wonky. Your floors somehow manage to accumulate dirt and dog hair (if there are pets involved) at the speed of sound. Your kitchen counters are cluttered with the extra items that won’t fit in the fridge or the pantry. And speaking …

Tai, Chi, and the Journey

Annah Elizabeth Happy Happens ™, Mental Health, Spirituality 2 Comments

Sometimes it’s the journey that teaches you a lot about your destination.  ~Canadian entertainer, Drake Happy Sunday, Journeyer! This has been such an interesting week, and for the most part it’s all about exploration and travels for my family. Warren has been in Cartagena this past week and I am so happy for all of the successes he and our …

Mother’s Day Alone and a Divine Appointment

Annah Elizabeth Happy Happens ™, Loss, Grief, and Healing, Parenting 2 Comments

Good morning, Journeyer, And for all of you who are mothers–be it in your head, in your heart, or in your home–happy Mother’s Day. I’ve been having a hard time this past week and yesterday was a mixed bag of emotions. On the one side, Beauty’s college graduation filled me with an abundance of Mama Pride and an unbridled joy …

Angels, Friends, and The Fool

Annah Elizabeth 4 Comments

Happy Sunday (now Monday), Journeyer! It’s been an equally delightful and dreary week. The frigid temps forced me to break out my coat of all winter coats, a knee-length down parka, and my furry hat. You know it’s cold when I break out a hat. Brrrr… I especially miss sunshine this time of year… We arrived home one evening early …