“Every time I see the beautifully-wrapped square package with their names written on the gift tag, I am reminded of what it means to live in a spirit of generosity. It means giving when you don’t feel like it. It means choosing to see someone’s actions from a perspective different than your own. It means giving of your resources not necessarily because you want to because you know it’s the loving thing to do.”Read More
Ever since happiness heard your name, it has been running through the streets trying to find you.
Years ago, I started writing letters to my sons. There were so many things I wanted to tell them but either the timing wasn’t right or they weren’t in the mood to talk or I felt like what I wanted to share was a bit advanced for their age. I didn’t want those thoughts to…Read More
Want the smell of Christmas without all the chemicals? Give this simmering pot recipe a try!Read More
This week, we hear from a brave reader who, without asking any questions in black and white, is asking the biggest question of them all: is my life worth living?Read More
I see you dressed in white / Every wrong made right / I see a rose in bloom / At the sight of you / Oh, so priceless
For King and Country
Holidays and boundaries usually don’t mix (without a good deal of effort). This week, we hear from a mama who wants to make the holidays less about stress and more about peace and belonging.Read More
For a delicious, homecooked meal that requires essentially no prep and no active cooking time, look no further. Perfect for fall-fading-to-winter evenings and easy to double for a crowd.Read More
Heard of those meal delivery services like Hello Fresh and Home Chef? Charlie and I tried Blue Apron this week to change up our date-night-in plans.Read More
What ever happens to you belongs to you. Make it yours. Feed it to yourself even if it feels impossible to swallow. Let it nurture you, because it will.
How do we make peace with our past mistakes? What does the process of self-forgiveness look like? It requires effort and work, but I can’t think of anything more important. With the peace that accompanies self-forgiveness comes the ability to grow and live a full life.Read More
No matter how you feel about religion or religious traditions, I think we can all get on board with the idea that owning our experiences and sharing them with others is a helpful practice.Read More