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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.

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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Through You

You are my reflection of perfection without any pretenses about how I should be, where I‘ve been, how many mistakes I‘ve made. I am beautiful when I stare into your eyes and there is nothing that can change the delicate vision, the … Continue reading

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Loving the Impossible

My grandfather was a grumpy old man.  Most people were intimidated and afraid of his demeanor.  He was hard on the outside.  We were taught early on to fear and respect him.  On one of our summer trips to Puerto … Continue reading

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Marketing Words

I have a hard time promoting myself. I don’t know how to endorse my own creativity. I have two books out on Amazon and I rarely ever mention them. Actually, I forget they are out there. When I wrote Ballerina … Continue reading

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