While I don’t know about you, I’ve learned that starting something new comes with its share of challenges. My January Rest is no different. And, each year presents a different set of unique circumstances in which to attempt The Rest.
My January Rest is my version of a New Year’s Resolution. But instead of setting goals for the year, most of which will not survive the month, my focus is resting from lessor things—for one month—for the purpose of focusing on greater things.
This haiku was inspired by “something” besides the image. I don’t want to give it away. See if you can figure it out before looking here.
When winter hits and the year-end holidays retreat like a tide gone back out to sea, I am left wanting to rest. Rest; the kind that changes weary into wonderful.
Really? Truly, I cannot believe it has been nearly a month since I began My January Rest. One more day. … More
Yes, I find humor in MJR’s process of eating up what we have and concocting odd dishes or dinners. Here are a few of this month’s good, bad, and otherwise food antics.
Apples always seem like a good idea when I buy them, but somehow they sit instead of being eaten. What I know from experience is that the longer I stay off sugar and the longer I stay off processed food, the more tasty the apples become. It is a type of food magic.
So long Starbucks…at least for the month of January. Truly, parting is such sweet sorrow. I wasn’t a huge fan … More
The Man in the Moon Showed up in my coffee cup Delicious he was One of my favorite places is … More
Step One–add sugar. Step Two–add cream. Step Three–add coffee. Enjoy! My January Rest is done and I say hello to February … More
Today I went shopping!! Reluctantly, but I did go. I’ve only been to the grocery store once, and this was … More