Category Archives: reflections

simple woman’s daybook :: 1.16.17


I haven’t participated in the Simple Woman’s daybook in ages! Seems like a great way to start this week and to gather up moments from our life!


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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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summer road trip snapshots (part 2)

There’s been a slight delay in getting these pictures into a post (and it’s now September)… …but here are more snapshots from our road trip.  If you missed part one, take a peek! Our destination was TEXAS (about 1500 miles from home) :: I grew up in the great state of Texas, so our trip […]

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:: right now ::

right now sunset

Right now I am… :: enjoying memories from our epic road trip to Texas.  If you have followed on Facebook or Instagram, a few pictures of our time made it there.  We experienced so much goodness and family bonding, and I’ll be reflecting for months on just how significant this trip was for all of us. […]

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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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