26 Steps to Simplicity: Intention

The word intention gets a bad rap, especially when paired with “good.”  It implies that you mean well, but do nothing.  I fall into that description more often than I’d like to admit. However, to live with intention, to be intent upon something, implies focus and determination, and it is a key element to achieving a life of simplicity.  When we are focused on attaining the life we truly want to live, we take the steps necessary to get there. [Read more]

How a Crazy Day with the Kids Led Me to the Cross

Okay, so I think I just had one of those crazy parenting days.  While writing today’s post, I paused to run upstairs and take a picture, closing my laptop before I left the table where my children were doing their schoolwork (or maybe they were playing with cars and tracks; it was hard to keep them on task today).  When I returned, my laptop was open, and an old video of my son singing in the school talent show was[Read more]