Last week, our kids participated in Jersey Day at their school to show support to the Humboldt Broncos. They are only five years old, but somehow they understood the magnitude of this tragic event and the importance of paying respect. Now, true confession... we don't own one hockey jersey between the four of us! **insert … Continue reading Humboldt Strong
Inspire. Create. Bloom. These are my three words for 2018. They are the guideposts that will help me focus my efforts throughout the year.
Sometimes God calls us to seasons of dormancy so we can come to life again once the harshness of winter has past.
I recently stumbled upon a Facebook group I love: Healthy Habits Happy Moms. HHHM was founded by three women, Jen, Lauren and Annie. They are passionate about helping mom's become healthier and happier without going to extremes. In other words, they're what I've been searching for! There's a lot of crazy information out there in … Continue reading #HHHMScrewResolutions: A New Type of Challenge
Words have been critically important to me all of my life. As a child, when I wasn't reading, I was playing imaginary games like "library". I was being held captive by new and fresh ideas, all of which were made possible through books containing those magical passageways to other worlds: words. Further to my love … Continue reading #OneWord365: Life
Christmas before kids used to be a very precise affair. Ornaments were hung in exact locations. Decorations were never out of alignment. Even the buffet table had a very particular order, purpose and intention. Now, order is not necessarily a bad thing. The trouble can come in the rigidness of said order. When it becomes … Continue reading Christmas Tree Tendencies
Sometimes the most powerful lessons come from the most innocent perspectives. Last night, I had a profound lesson in the nature of creativity. Our daughter, Kalliste, was singing a song she made up on the spot. I should note, this is actually a common occurrence in our house. She will often be inspired to sing her way … Continue reading Creativity Re-Imagined
by Karma Pratt We are all of us cracking under the weight of the world’s tragedies poured out over us – So much despair. Created as vessels of grace, but filled to brimming with our collective heartache instead. We begin to crumble, our terra cotta edges losing their … Continue reading Clay Pots