Gratitude Warrior: 2016 Review

Gratitude Warrior: 2016 Review

  “In the end, though, maybe we must all give up trying to pay back the people in this world who sustain our lives. In the end, maybe it’s wiser to surrender before the miraculous scope of human generosity and to just keep saying thank you, forever and...
Everyday Ordinary Magic

Everyday Ordinary Magic

Tuning into wonder is a lifelong journey that transforms our ordinary days into an extraordinary life.   Perhaps it is a 3-step process: Observe. Wonder. Praise. Repeat.  Repeat. Repeat. What if we embraced an intentional practice where we train our eyes to see...
Gratitude in an Etch a Sketch Life

Gratitude in an Etch a Sketch Life

My companion for 2016 is one little word: gratitude.  I don’t know how a simple word can manifest its way into one’s life; but I wholeheartedly believe in the power of this practice.  How is your year unfolding? In 77 days we will celebrate and usher in a new year...
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...
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...