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When a Single Leaf Changes the Course of the Day: Day Thirty-Six

(Sometimes it’s tough to feel at home in your own city.  Which is why I’ve given myself a challenge:  each day, for forty days, I’m going to find *one* thing I love about this place.   506 more words


Are You Setting Yourself at the Right Pace?

As a culture we are becoming so “busy” and somehow our level of busyness has become ingrained in how we value ourselves. We ask our friends, “Are you keeping busy?”, as if the world would end if we had nothing to “do”. 1,664 more words


A girl who's scared sometimes, who isn't always strong

I need a creative outlet. Writing is usually my thing.

How can I write with integrity and continue to be honest when I know I need to withhold information for a time? 265 more words

V I S I O N . 2 0 1 5

The year has almost come to a close – the sounds of Christmas carols are filling the air as the curtain prepares to close on 2014, and a new year with new opportunities comes into view! 587 more words



This weekend I sat with my eight year old daughter and we coloured mandalas together.

Engrossed in the simplicity and beauty of the task, with no standards with which to compare ourselves, and with nowhere to get to, I found myself connected with her,  160 more words


The Barn

A few weeks ago the Dare family decided to…paint their garage red!! :-0

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Beating the Holiday Blues

The holiday season is a wonderful time of joy? Really? For some, not so much. I love the holidays – the lights, the laughter, the people, the music, the meaning – all of it. 469 more words