Each time I pass our kitchen window, or sit at the table nearby, I cringe and berate myself a little. I immediately want to stop whatever I'm doing, grab work gloves, go outside, and start digging. The mulched, natural area in the furthest point of our yard once beautifully held a few bushes and flowers, crepe myrtles and a dwarf magnolia, two filled bird feeders, and a small mobile fire pit … [Read more...] about What Happens If You Look Beyond the Weeds?
Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines creative as having or showing an ability to make new things or think of new ideas How often, when faced with the possibility of trying something new, have you said, audibly or silently, I’m not creative? Did you really mean something else? I’m scared to create. Or I don’t know how to create. Back in the day when we actually had to take film to a store … [Read more...] about We Were Made to Create
You won’t be vulnerable today. Me, neither. We all want to belong. The ways we can do that now are vast, particularly when we consider our online communities. But belonging is different than finding true connection. Belonging is being part of the running club, the worship team, the school improvement team, the neighborhood BUNCO group. But True Connection, which often begins … [Read more...] about Will You Be Vulnerable Today?