Writer’s Quote Wednesday, 2015

9 Comments

writers-quote-wed-20151

Thank you Silver Threading for hosting this event. This week, I selected a quote by author, Sarah Ban Breathnach.

photo 2

A close friend gifted me Breathnach’s book, “Simple Abundance” in the 1990s.  This was during a period in my life when I was in the throes of dealing with a newly diagnosed condition of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Depressed and devastated about having to leave a career that I had devoted tireless hours to building; I wasn’t open to embracing her theory.  Back then, I saw Breathnach and her book only as a popular read within my circle of friends.

Years later, I finally got it; and, since then, I read and re-read the essays in her book to remind myself how important it is to live simply and authentically.  Today, It is my go-to inspirational uplift.

photo 1

 

 

9 thoughts on “Writer’s Quote Wednesday, 2015

  1. I haven’t heard of the author or the book before. Thank you for introducing me to her. It is definitely an important topic.

    It is nice to have you back in the blogging world. I miss you when you are gone!

    Like

    • So appreciate your kind words. Spending time with the granddaughters was great, but not so great was Hubby’s accelerated pain levels. Hopefully, the scheduled upcoming surgery will resolve this condition. Eldest granddaughter arriving today and will be with us until he recovers.

      I am glad to be back and I missed you as well.

      Liked by 1 person

  2. I’ve been doing a lot of reflecting on my life (past and present) as I’m turning 30 this weekend. This quote really embodies how I currently feel – this overwhelming peace and acceptance of who and where I am today.

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s