An August Mantra

An August Mantra

If August had a mantra or sacred sound, it should be…. If you have a child starting pre-school or college (or anything in between); this song is for you (and your child). Be Still. If August feels frantic and overwhelming, this song is for you. Let’s be...
Gratitude on an Ordinary Saturday

Gratitude on an Ordinary Saturday

It wasn’t an extraordinary day.  It was a laundry folding, fridge cleaning, grocery shopping, bill paying, weed pulling, dish washing, flower picking, crepe making ordinary Saturday.  A simple summer day where the teeter-totter of life touched the ground and...
Wanderlust: Italy

Wanderlust: Italy

“There is an eternal landscape, a geography of the soul; we search for its outlines all our lives.” – Josephine Hart I have often wondered what is the magical ingredient about travel that enables time to feel suspended and one’s senses to amplify.  Does this...
Finding Sacred in the Ordinary

Finding Sacred in the Ordinary

I have had a shake-your-soul couple of weeks.  Last week I attended the Brave Girls Symposium in Boise, Idaho.  There were so many aha moments that I can’t sit still or sleep; but I am going to save my symposium story for another day.  In the meantime, if you...
Gratitude & DIY Camera Strap

Gratitude & DIY Camera Strap

“Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.” – Marc Riboud Tonight I am celebrating an “aha moment” about the life lessons my camera teaches me.  This year gratitude is my one little word and my guiding light.  I have been...
Decorating Easter Eggs

Decorating Easter Eggs

Spring is hatching. I hope your heart is open to the weekend unfolding and that you rejoice in the season of spiritual gifts.  We are sprinkling our home with symbols of the season.  Here are a few ideas for decorating eggs! We stamped our intentions on this...
Letterpress & Laughter

Letterpress & Laughter

Find the bridge to laughter, awaken the chid within and honor its role & rhythm. Allow laughter to carry you, and to renovate the tender heart spaces with its uplifting wings. My friends rallied to celebrate my birthday recently.  Their planning was genius and we...