Author Archives: momentswithmillie

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.

Peeling out of 2014

Last night, close to midnight, the office doorbell rang. I had been sleeping for a couple of hours and the noise immediately felt like glass breaking all over me. I actually woke feeling the pressure of something falling on my … Continue reading

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Owning Your Fairy Tales

We stay. We put up. We whine and complain but we remain in a familiar environment because it is all we know. Several years ago, in the midst of leaving an eighteen year old relationship I had to decide if … Continue reading

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Reminder of Living Fully

What an amazing reminder…. For a great part of my life I blamed my circumstances (which were pivotal lessons in my growth) on another. I felt “stuck” and blamed the other person. I felt as if I was surviving and … Continue reading

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Disentanglement

I let go surfing in your ebb following the tides of your heartbeat. I got lost in the currents that took me to the edge of a new world – I was forever yours at that moment. I shivered from … Continue reading

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Two Important Questions

At the end of the day there are two questions I ask myself: Did I learn everything I could from that situation? Did I love to the best of my capacity and ability today in spite of the circumstances?  Sometimes … Continue reading

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Answers from the Heart

Between tears, minor heart de-fragments, and laughing psychotically at the irony of what a young girl had wished for so long ago, I must find the serenity in the sweetness of experiences. I remember finding an entry in a worn-out … Continue reading

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Declaration of My Power

I will not allow someone’s dictation to become my own as the voice in my head in order to make themselves feel superior; in order to fulfill their inferiority. This is permitting the entrance into my spirit, the core of … Continue reading

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