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.

Deduction of Thoughts

Tell me, what was it that you heard: my heart beat thumping slowly to the sounds of the room, mimicking the a/c; my breath catching up with a mutual silence of exhaustion from a lover’s marathon; my hands gently stroking … Continue reading

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T is for Trust

Two friends and I sat yesterday afternoon briefly discussing what we were going to do after our retreat center sold. I get asked a lot about my future plans. “I don’t know” is the only answer I can give. I … Continue reading

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Make a Life

In our society we are taught that success is measured by the things we’ve acquired.  The categories of “success” are based on education, money, materialism such as a house and a car, career labels, what and how you wear certain … Continue reading

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Silent Voice Within

I listen to the silence shortly overpowered by thoughts. It stops. It moves. It comes and goes without obstruction. The quietude of nothingness gets distorted. I stop. I swallow in the memories that prickle and pain me without recognizing their … Continue reading

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A Petition

 It is perhaps the cold wind caressing your skin, chilling the spirit as it warms your heart in complete silence but with an assurance beyond the known while few words can give gratitude for the sky opening         clearly, the rain … Continue reading

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The Shape of Things

There’s room for you All throughout my body: My hands love yours Pressed against each other; My legs resting on your lap Or locked into your skin; My head nudged in your Shoulder with hair draping Upon you; My ear … Continue reading

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You are not your “likes”

We have been reprogrammed in this techie era to believe that our worth is based on “likes,” “stats,” “comments,” and “views.” But, we are not any of these things. People resonate with you because of how you act and react. … Continue reading

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