Christmas 2021

Pictures didn’t do our little tree justice this year with its white lights, wooden ornaments, homemade orange slices, cranberries, and popcorn strung. I love ALL the colors of Christmas, but there’s been something centering about our simple little tree. Simplicity makes space for gratitude. With each year, I become more and more (and more!) gratefulContinue reading “Christmas 2021”

Important Matters

Not long ago I scribbled down a few thoughts about having unexpectedly landing in a long season of rest. Yet, here I am again longing for slow following a long season of busy. Life is like that with its ebb and flow. Looking back always slows me down long enough to see what I mightContinue reading “Important Matters”

Motherhood & Saint Mary

“…and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for he has been mindful of the humble state of his servant. From now on all generations will call me blessed.” Luke 1: 47-48 Parenting isn’t for the faint of heart. I look back with great fondness on the years when my children were young. We homeschooled,Continue reading “Motherhood & Saint Mary”


Days look different these days. Business clothes have been replaced by lounge wear with long mornings, lingering thoughts…so much change in a year’s time. Daily rhythms have been swapped with wonderings of what’s to come. What do we do when we don’t know what to do? The world takes on new beauty when it stopsContinue reading “Rhythms”