Tuesday, May 1, 2012

OLW Blog Hop: April in Review

It's time to "round" up another month from the One Little Word class, taught by Ali Edwards.

This month, Ali encouraged us to sit down and write a letter to ourselves - a future letter that dealt with our word.

My word is Rest.

I haven't written the letter yet. I'm still trying to figure out the words. - Go figure.

But I did take time to rest this month.

I broke my Lenten Starbucks fast mid-April, taking an afternoon break with a fun drink and the OLW homework. Something tells me this may be where you find me this Saturday....hum.

I also slipped away for a few days in a "luxury" spot - I felt like an Ozark princess (lol). I rested and relaxed.

I also tested out the jacuzzi tub, with some new aromatherapy stuff. Note to self for the next time I try this "relaxation" method, I need to use less bubble stuff. Bubble stuff + water jets = an over abundance of bubbles. I felt like it was the scene from "Pretty Woman" when the bubbles filled the tub.

It was fun to enjoy the little "perks" at the resort - fancy soaps and homemade cookies on my pillow.

Part of the assignment meant also taking a self-portrait this month. I'm not sure if this will be the photo I use for the assignment, but gave me a chance to show off my new glasses and my new t-shirt.


I'm still learning how to incorporate it into my life.

Rest is vital. I need it to recharge my batteries.

(I also wrote a devo about Rest....but since I've submitted it for consideration in a potential devotional book, I can't include it....)


I think I need to remember this quote more and more....
Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time. ~J. Lubbock

It's ok to rest.
I wonder how I'll rest this month.....

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Margie   http://xnomads.typepad.com/blog/one-little-word
Monica   http://scrapinspired.com/
Jamie    jmpgirl.blogspot.com
Lisa     http://backtoallen.com/category/challenges/one-little-word/
Jenn     www.studiojenn.blogspot.com
Jill    http://jillconyers.com/
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Cheri    http://cheriandrews.blogspot.com
Monica B    http://questtoperfectimperfection.blogspot.com/
Ruth     http://suburbansahm.blogspot.com
Kaylea    www.myscrappylife.com
Cindy    http://www.cynthiacrysdale.com/
Donna    http://holimess.blogspot.com/
Kelly    http://mindingmynest.com
Carolina    www.micinnamons-en.blogspot.com
Cindy    http://seriousplay.typepad.com
Naomi    http://poeticaperture.com
Nikki    www.inkyart.com.au
Amanda    http://scrappnbee.blogspot.com
Rebekah    http://istampscrapcraft.blogspot.com/
Tere    http://terecontodomicorazon.blogspot.com/
Kimberlee     http://scrapsandsass.blogspot.com
Brighton    www.dearbrighton.com
Kristina     http://hrinspirationfromthe403.blogspot.ca/
Missus Wookie    http://mrswookieswanderings.blogspot.com/


  1. Wow...looks like a wonderful place to relax! Blessings to you.

  2. It's always tricky, trying to incorporate rest in to our lives ~ good luck!

  3. Love your photos! I just ordered some more aromatherapy stuffs! I love taking that route to unwind and breathe deeply.


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