Category Archives: Simplicity

In Winter….

….you can see what’s been hidden underneath leaves and flowers. You can see beyond the lush edges of all that’s green and blooming to see what’s been nourishing and supporting them all along. I know I’ve written about this before, but this … Continue reading

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A Sweet Request

Her sweet request haunted me as I tried to fall asleep. “Mom, will you make my Indian dress soon?” I had nodded my head up and down on the outside, but on the inside, I knew my life was much … Continue reading

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My First Birthday Letter to Carter

Dearest Carter, First of all, HAPPY BIRTHDAY! You’ve just completed your first journey around the sun, and I couldn’t be happier to be a part of that and future journeys with you. Before you know it, you’ll be receiving a packet … Continue reading

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Peaceful and Real and Present

I was wide awake at 3am yesterday morning. For literally no known reason. I wasn’t sick.  I wasn’t cold. I wasn’t hot. I wasn’t hungry. And I wasn’t tired. So I lay there. Reminding myself that I needed to add … Continue reading

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Opening To Receive

About 15 years ago (seriously – 15 years?), a fellow runner gave me some free advice when I told her my shoulders were really sore from running. Not my legs, mind you, my shoulders. “When you’re running, pretend you’re holding a potato … Continue reading

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Two Questions that Found Me Again

“What did you love to do when you were a little girl?” This simple question asked by a wise counselor a decade ago changed my life! The question came in the midst of a season when I was rushing through … Continue reading

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