Today I told my mom When she asked about the ukulele “I feel like I give room to me To be myself, to live my […]
I have written 29 blog posts for this blog this month, and a couple for A Simple, Blissful Life too. I wrote them even on days when I thought I just couldn’t write that day.
It all started with an idea, earlier in the year: what if I learn French so I can read “le petit prince” in French? Just […]
Sometimes I just don’t want to write because the words I write just feel stupid. Sometimes I think that I will never write anything good […]
A new day, a new list of random thoughts.
I need to start off this post with a statement: I, Sylvia van Bruggen, detest housekeeping. It feels like a never-ending task that constantly needs […]
When one works in the same room for 18 hours of a day, one tends to lose control of ones mind. The abbot is at […]
It is Thanksgiving in the USA today, and I thought I would use the opportunity to announce that I will do gratitude month again in December 🙂 […]
I want to live my words Breathe them in and out Like dry wood Draws in fire I want to live to write Put my […]
This past year, through my exploration of stillness, I have discovered that I have a tendency to make things complicated. And that is because I […]