Author Archives: Nita

About Nita

Quilter, writer, speaker, mom and grandmom. I enjoy making quilts for my grandkids, and other children. I especially love hearing and sharing quilt stories with others, that's how the book came about and this blog will continue to share quilt stories and how God works with quilts to comfort and teach us.

Optimistic and Open-Minded leads to Opportunities

Guess what? We are up to the letter O. Once again three words popped in my head when I started thinking of positive words that begin with the letter O. This time it’s Openminded, Optimistic, and Opportunity.  Being optimistic does not … Continue reading

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Nature, Naps and Nurture

The letter N has several good positive words to adopt and use. Today I’m focusing on three, Naps, Nature, and Nurture.  NAPS – When my children were young they refused to nap after eighteen months. They would play in their beds, or … Continue reading

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Laughter and Mentors

For the letter J I talked about jokes, joking and the importance of being able to see the jokes of like. Today that continues with L and Laughter. For me, laughter ranks right up there with gratitude for having a … Continue reading

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Kindness and Knowledge Quotes

This week I’m doing Thursday’s Thoughts instead of Wednesday’s Words, mostly because I didn’t post yesterday and I love quotes. For the thoughts I found several quotes about kindness, after all don’t we all need a little kindness in our … Continue reading

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J is for Joke

Today is Wednesday, the 11th, and the tenth day of the Blogging A to Z, which means letter J. The first positive J word that came to mind was Joy. A good word. Since I’ve already talked about the Joy … Continue reading

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I is for Inspiration

  It is day nine of the Blogging A to Z challenge, at least I’m on letter nine which is “I.” Actually, I think everyone else is on day 11. No matter, I’ll get there. In the meantime, I is … Continue reading

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Gratitude Leads to Happiness

  I love gratitude. Along with the Joy Jar, gratitude practice has helped combat my down days. Not to say they eliminate them, but they definitely help. Gratitude helps to remind me of the good in my life and the … Continue reading

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Flowers Make Life Fabulous and Fantastic

Day 6 of the UBC and ABC challenge. Today’s post is all about flowers for the letter F. Flowers are fabulous and fantastic, and they brighten our lives, our environment, and our season. Flowers are fascinating. Since I sometimes struggle … Continue reading

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Day 5 Blogging Challenges ABC and UBC

Here are some positive E words to embrace and use every day. While including each one every day might feel a little daunting, using at least one daily will help brighten your day and your life. EDUCATE – Learning something new … Continue reading

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D is for Dance – A to Z blogging

Today, instead of sharing several positive D words I’m going to focus on just one, DANCE. Just saying the word causes a smile, following through with the action lifts our spirits. Dance has been a part of the American culture … Continue reading

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