Giving up and letting go, have such a negative association, that as soon as someone asks you to give something up, many of us shut down, even rebel. Yet giving up and letting go of the right things in your life, can make space for so much more, so much better, and help you free …Continue reading "How Letting Go Of A Few Things Can Help You Succeed"
Do you dare to dream big? Are your goals set so high, that they scare you at times? Or are you someone who lives with the thought that one should not dare to reach that far, that those big dreams are not for you. Life is too short to wait for chances to …Continue reading "Dare To Dream Big"
I have been lucky to find and learn from many teachers, who would probably not consider themselves such. People who are successful and empowering in their own way, and many from very different backgrounds, careers, and interests. Every once in a while some of these teachers choose a platform to connect, and to give their …Continue reading "When The Student Is Ready, The Teacher Appears"
This blog post is a part of the following blog hops: Happy Spring WW Wordless Wednesday Wordless Wednesday @ 5 Minute Mom Wednesday Blog Hop Let’s Talk Mommy Be InspiredContinue reading "Wordless Wednesday: Be Of Service"
the anger behind that sweet smile you always show is reserved for me Domestic abuse – a reality many women – and men – experience in their relationship. The fear of those who supposed to be caring for us, making our homes a nightmare, instead of a safe haven is real, and never the fault of …Continue reading "Anger And Gratitude"
Another week has passed and it is again time for Celebrate the Small Things, with Lexa Cain, our wonderful blog hop host, who kindly takes her time to keep us all in check. As every week (or at least that is the goal), I post what I am grateful for. And as usual, considering …Continue reading "Community, Creativity And The Return Of A Cat – A Celebrate The Small Things Blog Post"
B – Bay Leaf There are two different types of bay leaves, the more narrow-leaved California, and the broader, more oval shaped Turkish version of the plant, the latter being the stronger one in flavor. Matches well with: beans, lentils tomatoes, soups, risotto and shellfish Healing properties: Infusions of this herb can soothe the stomach, …Continue reading "Bay Leaf – An A to Z Challenge Blog Post"
will you abandon me, like all the others have or teach me to trust? Copyright Claudia H. Blanton 2015Continue reading "I Want To Love You – A Haiku"
The Warrior bend but never break move forward no matter what a warrior’s heart Copyright Claudia H. Blanton 2014 Inspired by the Daily Prompt “Masks“, which asks us to remove our masks, and reveal how we are beneath them.Continue reading "The Warrior"
Stephen King says it best: “If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.” Here are some of the books that are on my summer reading list: 1. Brilliance by Marcus Sakey (soon to be a movie) 2. Breathless For Him by Sofia Tate …Continue reading "Summer Reading List"