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About momentswithmillie

My best friend and I own a small retreat center in Western North Carolina, Peaceful Quest Retreats. I write from the inspiration of the Divine in this beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. It's hard not to be inspired by nature and her beauty.

Leaves of Heart

I find pieces of me in every leaf that falls dancing twirling colorful slow-motioned and freely dipping onto earth without a care or judgment. The trees exasperate breathing endlessly for such release like thousands of tears sending small rainbows to … Continue reading

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Changes in the Season

The other day, on a rare hike in the morning, I was observing the fall colors and how some trees have changed quicker than others.  They all know their rhythm.  Nature has its timing.  I often wonder if there is … Continue reading

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Seeds of the Soul

It’s been several challenging weeks away from technology with the exception of a few emails. Spending time away from social media has allowed me to find the simplicity in life. I’m not quite back as I cringe surfing my computer. … Continue reading

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Breathing Space

My Dear Amazing Readers, For several weeks now I’ve had this inkling of retrieving from the information highway.   Each time I’ve gone on a hike or taken my long walks into the wilderness, I’ve had a gentle voice nudging me … Continue reading

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Falling

I fell in love… …s-l-o-w-l-y and then abruptly, like the rough edges of a mountain letting one go. …I… t u m b l e d all at once into your arms and you caught me kissing life back into … Continue reading

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Make Time for Play

I am the happiest when I am picking up rocks, getting dirty in a river or creek, making mud pies after the rain has passed through.  I wasn’t allowed to do this as a child.  Cleanliness was a virtue, right … Continue reading

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Dressing the Part

A few mornings ago I decided to go on a hike up the mountain near our place. As I began trekking up the path I came upon a young man all geared up in what looked like the poster child … Continue reading

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