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I Am Not a World-Changer

Growing up, I was a bit awkward to say the least. I didn't quite fit into the stereotypical boxes of a girl from southern California. I hung out with most cliques at some time or another: the athletes, the nerds, the skater kids, the popular crowd, and the loners (yes, I hung out by myself… Continue reading I Am Not a World-Changer

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ROOTED IN LOVE

What is my life rooted in? It seems I have been asking myself this question quite a lot lately after writing Roots & Prunes. So for the last few days I've been doing a bit of digging to see what lies beneath the surface of my own heart. Some call it "soul searching." I call… Continue reading ROOTED IN LOVE

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Roots & Prunes

I used to believe I had it all together. I had a schedule to follow, obligations to keep, things to arrange. I was someone and what I did was important. This all changed when Andy and I moved and I began looking for a new job. I assumed that employers would see that I was… Continue reading Roots & Prunes

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Mountain-Top Moments: Thoughts on Perspective

Just a note of encouragement for today: On a particular hike up a mountain in New Zealand, Andy and I came close to what we thought was the summit. Suddenly the path veered away and began leading us in an entirely different direction. I felt discouraged and even frustrated because the summit we had bypassed… Continue reading Mountain-Top Moments: Thoughts on Perspective

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This Grand Masterpiece

Hi friends! Happy one year anniversary to us! It has been a whole year since we have begun this darling adventure together and it has been amazing! So thank you for being up for the adventure! It is SO good for you to be here and this place would definitely not be the same without… Continue reading This Grand Masterpiece

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Eyes Wide Open

Hello friends! I hope that you had an entirely delightful weekend and that your week is off to a great start! Wow it is already Tuesday and this week is just flying by like none other. But alas. Here I am and here you are and we are here together. And it is SO good… Continue reading Eyes Wide Open

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This Too Shall Pass

Hi friends! I hope all is well with you wherever you are today. It is SO good for you to be here. This place just would not be the same without you. Welcome, welcome! I don't know if you can resonate with this, but can I just say that I feel like it is time...… Continue reading This Too Shall Pass

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Meaningful Monday: Blizzards & Other News

Greetings everyone and happy Monday! Wow.... It sure has been a while since the last time we chatted, hey? But no worries! I did not disappear off the face of the planet, I promise. I am still here and look! You are too! This is just wonderful. Now that we have established that we are both… Continue reading Meaningful Monday: Blizzards & Other News

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Meaningful Monday: Ride the Wind

Happy Monday, friends! It is good for you to be here today! It is the beginning of a brand new week and I hope that your's is off to a great start! Andy and I are wrapping up our last week in our current apartment and are looking ahead to a new living space and… Continue reading Meaningful Monday: Ride the Wind

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Meaningful Monday: Go for Gold

Happy Monday, friends! Welcome to the beginning of a brand new week. It is good for you to be here! I hope that you are having a fantastic day so far, wherever in the world you may be. When in doubt, just keep the joy and the coffee a-flowin'. As many of you know we are… Continue reading Meaningful Monday: Go for Gold