The sound of a choir singing together brings to mind harmony, exaltation, a blissful sound.
It is uplifting and joyous. It can move us emotionally and with great power. What happens when the choir sings off key? We are startled by it. We are uncomfortable with it. We look forward to when it ends.
“Wherever life plants you, bloom with grace.” — French Proverb
The spring season symbolizes new beginnings, blossoming life, and an opportunity to prioritize personal growth. We’re embracing simple moments while welcoming self-discovery and new adventures in Bella Grace Issue 11.
Some of my best ideas found me when I wasn’t looking.
A song on the radio, walks through glistening snow, and early morning coffee runs are a few places that have sparked beautiful ideas. I remember visiting a local cafe and looking in admiration at the intricate handwriting on the chalkboard menu. A few moments later, I took a picture so I wouldn’t forget as the day passed by.
“It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.” ― Mother Teresa
The holiday season is truly a magical time of year. Snow dusts the ground, colorful lights line the rooftops. Bustling cities are transformed into modern winter wonderlands.
But the true beauty of the holidays lies in the spirit of giving. We know it can sometimes be difficult to find the perfect gift for the different personalities in your life. We all want to give our loved ones something to show we thought especially about them, something they will treasure, something to reveal how much we cherish them dearly.
“Beware the barrenness of a busy life.” — Socrates
Preparing for a trip recently, I found myself overwhelmed with an especially long to-do list.
As I plowed through each task, diligently checking off the completed items, it suddenly occurred to me that many activities I consider essential — the kind that make my heart glad — never get jotted down the way that stop the mail or water the plants do.