About Second Spring

The Secret to Celebrating Life at Any (St)age.

June 20, 2022

By Janice Stanley / June 20, 2022

So much of the media takes the “in your face” approach to everything these days. But you don’t have to accept it. Step back and take the long view. It’s a much more pleasant, peaceful, positive and productive way to look at things.

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June 19, 2022

By Janice Stanley / June 19, 2022

Golden morning magic happening

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June 18, 2022

By Janice Stanley / June 18, 2022

Is this heaven? Its Ohio. Ohio? I could have sworn this was heaven. “We just don’t recognize life’s most significant moments while they’re happening. Back then I thought, ‘Well, there’ll be other days’. I didn’t realize that that was the only day.”  Archie Graham, Field of Dreams

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June 17, 2022

By Janice Stanley / June 17, 2022

May you find peace in the present today, moment by moment.

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June 16, 2022

By Janice Stanley / June 16, 2022

At the end, a lifetime is only a collection of moments. Like a puzzle, a tapestry, or a collage, the complete picture will only be seen when the work is done. What beautiful artwork are you creating with your moments today?

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June 15, 2022

By Janice Stanley / June 15, 2022

Always trying to look at the familiar through the lens of curiosity.

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June 14, 2022

By Janice Stanley / June 14, 2022

“I am creating something new in you: a bubbling spring of Joy that spills over into others’ lives.” – God   (Yesterday’s reading from the little book, Jesus Calling, by Sarah Young.)   I hope my post contributes to your bubbling spring today and that together we can create a waterfall of Joy spilling over…

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June 13, 2022

By Janice Stanley / June 13, 2022

Letting go of my perfectionism is an ongoing struggle. My inner censor(I’ve named him Willy) likes to tell fibs and try to make me feel less worthy, but I’m learning to ignore his annoying voice, pat him on his little head and keep moving forward. If you’re a recovering perfectionist like I am, you need…

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June 12, 2022

By Janice Stanley / June 12, 2022

“Art, nature and ritual have always offered a light in dark places. Individually, they can tether us to presence, purpose and beauty during unpredictable times, rooting us into what truly matters and guiding a way back to our hearts and homes.” Morning Altars, A 7-Step Practice to Nourish Your Spirit through Nature, Art, and Ritual…

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June 11, 2022

By Janice Stanley / June 11, 2022
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