26 Steps to Simplicity: Ode to Simplicity

Slowing the pace Clearing the space Simplicity is the art of letting go No longer hurried Fewer cares, less worried Simplicity is the pathway to peace Breathing fresh air in Enjoying my children Simplicity is the feeling of freedom Love and joy abounding Grace and peace resounding Simplicity is the life of God in me        

“Sharing is Caring”

offering bunch of grapes

You may have seen this quote at the end of a blog post, by the social media sharing icons.  If you came to my house, you’d hear it recited among my children as they try to weasel a toy from an unwilling sibling.  In truth, though, sharing is an expression of caring for others, and the passage in Acts 2:42-45 is the purest example of true community that I have found. They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to[Read more]

Simple Beauty Secrets

Your smile. Laughter. Rosy cheeks. Clean lines. Good posture. Confident steps. Hydrated skin. Soft hands, whether gnarled or smooth. Eyes bright from a good night’s rest. Honesty. Humor. Humility. A reverent spirit. Words of praise. A heart filled with love. Outstretched arms. You.     What would you add to the list?  What makes you feel beautiful, or what do you see that is beautiful in others? Let’s engage in an uplifting, inspiring, simple dialogue about beauty.  

The Real Me

As I begin this blog, I am tempted to put my best foot forward and show you that I am a credible source of information and know-how. The truth is that I have two left-feet when it comes to life.  I can only present the real me:  flawed, flustered, and frustrated by my imperfections.  I am not a crafty, DIY, organizational, or educational expert.  I have yet to produce a successful garden (although my lettuce and herbs did do quite[Read more]