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Guilt Shield

Guilt is peeking at me from outside my dining room window today.

Guilt sits out in the rain – with its puppy dog eyes – looking pathetic, sad and needy. 667 more words


An Honor and A Privilege

This is a dream come true.  This blog post marks the realization of years worth of waiting and planning and keeping an open heart.  It is my great honor privilege to invite you to join a community that has long been in my heart.   356 more words


Guilty Pleasure's Annoying Cousin

Christmas time can be the discount bin of emotions.  There is the occasional gem but there is a lot of stuff that is no bargain. Yes I am talking about the neon leg warmers of feelings, guilt. 429 more words

Frugal Living

Disappearance of Fear

On this 2014 Winter Solstice …

I am creating the intention of Love,
the disappearance of fear.

The heralding of light,
the loss of darkness.



4th Sunday of Advent: Comfort and Joy

It has been a week of spontaneous invitations for me.  The first came early in the week for some shopping with my son, the next a few days later from a friend for our whole family to stop by for pizza (no small thing when she is single and our whole family meant eight of us for dinner), finally last night we ended up spending the night in Grand Rapids with friends. 545 more words

Day To Day

Our 2014 Christmas Letter(ish)

Last week Josh and I had a lovely talk about how much we liked getting Christmas letters as kids and how we should carry on that tradition on our blog. 1,039 more words

Intentional Living


I’m 25, many days I feel like an old woman. Time rubs against my skin, exfoliating spots that are in need of refining. One day it’s a gentle scrub, others it’s like a facial using rocks. 650 more words

Day To Day