Category Archives: nourishing the soul

postcards from Chicago :: a day at Transforming Community

fall foliage

Part of self-care for me has meant radical care for my body: good sleep, healthier foods and following through on checkups. I am also caring radically for my soul….

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7 of my favorite blogs :: (and why I read them regularly)

7 favorite blogs

The Internet can be a great place to find information AND inspiration! Read about a few of my favorite blogs and why I enjoy them so much.

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A Peek Into Last Week :: my birthday, a cousins retreat, cleaning house and more

a peek

Just an update on life happenings this week of November! Birthday celebrations, cousins and more…

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ten things I’m loving right now

ten things for fall

This post has been in the works for a little while!  Ten things I’ve enjoyed over the last month; some affiliate links in post. 1.  Sunshine :: we homeschool, read and play outside as much as possible while the days are still warm(er).  Of course, the back porch remains my favorite outdoor spot! 2.  Recently, Kirk […]

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A Peek into Last Week(s) :: family reunion, the Enneagram test, summer camps and a getaway!

a peek last week

I hope you are enjoying these summer days…The last two weeks of our lives have been both full and relaxing! Here’s a peek: I knew that while Mom and Dad were definitely ready for extra rest (especially the first few weeks), our younger children would find this b-o-r-i-n-g.  So, we signed them up to participate in […]

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sabbath rest in the midst of crisis

sabbath rest

End of next week, I am speaking on Honoring Rhythms of Rest at the GEMS Leadership Conference. I have cut out many of my notes because I only have ONE hour. Right now, my thoughts reflect a weekend retreat’s worth of speaking!  Instead of dismissing everything, I’ll share some ‘outtakes’ here today. Okay?  Thanks for listening. :: During […]

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