Be Inspired ~ Go Someplace You’ve Never Been

Be Inspired from Annette Bridges

Once a year go, someplace you've never been before. -Dalai Lama Click To Tweet

Going places I’ve never been before is my ultimate dream in the same way I long to do things I’ve never done before, too! And I would so love for both to happen more than once a year!

I’ve often told my husband my ideal trip would be to head out with no place in mind to go along with no time limit for our travels. Just start out whatever direction we are inclined to go. Then stop in towns we’ve never been to before. I would especially love to explore small towns.

I feel like there are many forgotten treasures to discover and I want to explore them before they disappear!

So yes yes yes!!! I want to go someplace I’ve never been before AT LEAST once a year!

How about you? Do you have places you’ve never been to that you would like to see?

Enough with saying someday and one of these days! I think the time is now to plan it and do it!


Be Inspired ~ The World Is Ever Changing

Be Inspired from Annette Bridges

“Every hundred feet the world changes.” For some reason, this brought to mind a song from my college days by Seals & Crofts – “We may never pass this way again.”

Yes, I would agree that every hundred feet our world – our point of view – changes. As in every hundred minutes or days or miles or memories…

Each moment in time where ever we are is a moment that will be gone in the next moment. So much to pay attention to. Not to be missed. An opportunity to be seized today that may be gone tomorrow.

The world is ever changing. Time moves onward.

This truth makes me want to stay more focused on present moments, be more aware of what’s happening around me, looking up and all around taking in my surroundings, paying more attention.

How many gorgeous sunsets or sunrises do you step outside to see? 


Be Inspired ~ The Ultimate Staycation!

Be Inspired from Annette Bridges

That word – travel – has more meaning to me these days. In fact, it’s the word my 91 year old mamma is using when she speaks of traveling into whatever eternal life looks like beyond this world. She knows I struggle with that future for her so she speaks about “when she travels” instead of using the “d” word.

But I’m also thinking about traveling for my own life and I’m NOT talking about the “d” word!

Lately I spend more time traveling into my soul. Exploring those deep places in my heart. Finding the beauty and joy of what revives and refreshes me. Discovering purpose and passion.

And of course I do have places I want to travel, too! Mostly any place with an ocean or lake view satisfies me most.

How about you? Do you have places you plan to travel to this summer? Planning to schedule some trips into your soul? The cool thing about those types of trips is they can happen wherever you are! The ultimate staycation!