Category: Inspiration

Reader Read This (More Than Happy) The Wisdom of Amish Parenting by Serena B. Miller with Paul Stutzman

I started a reading challenge this summer, and had a nice long list of books I wanted to read. I still have the list. I KEEP ADDING TO IT. But, life happens, and mostly I open a book at the end of the night… Continue Reading “Reader Read This (More Than Happy) The Wisdom of Amish Parenting by Serena B. Miller with Paul Stutzman”

There is No Such Thing As: You’re Doing it Right!

Woke up this morning to instantly feeling frustrated because my sweet son let the cat out, and the cat then took it upon himself to sit on my face in an effort to receive some love and affection. Then the baby woke up, and… Continue Reading “There is No Such Thing As: You’re Doing it Right!”

Pray, I Beg You

Wildly running through the grocery store, haphazardly throwing various things into the cart, my mind wanders towards the beautiful retreat I was able to go on last week, at my parish. We welcomed Father Jacques Phillipe for the second time, and he did not… Continue Reading “Pray, I Beg You”

Coffee Cabinets and Stella and Fred’s Love Story

Thinking back to all the things that have inspired me over the years: people, plants, color, cloth, thread, paint, paper, books, bicycles, rocks, feathers, home, food, things that make food taste good, love, making love, babies, children, learning, pretending, playing, and growing up….trying to… Continue Reading “Coffee Cabinets and Stella and Fred’s Love Story”

Reader Read This (Kabul Beauty School) by Deborah Rodriguez

I decided to give myself the goal of reading a book each month this year, and I am really enjoying the challenge. I invite you, dear reader, to also set a goal for yourself, and get to reading. It’s a brain vacation, and it… Continue Reading “Reader Read This (Kabul Beauty School) by Deborah Rodriguez”

Get Thee To The Nunnery

What an incredible fun, and adventuresome summer we had! I have written many posts in my mind, but alas, haven’t published any… I hope to get you, dear reader, up to speed with the stories of the Traveling Thomason Family! There are many highlights,… Continue Reading “Get Thee To The Nunnery”

The Traveling Life For Me

A long while ago Abel and I rented a movie from the library that we really enjoyed. It was about a family with nine children who drove around in a 25 ft. camper, all over the place teaching people to surf. The family was… Continue Reading “The Traveling Life For Me”

Eyes Wide Open

  The birth of my newbie, Ezra Abram Nicolai, was an adventure, and after a┬ámonth of getting to know him, I feel even more blessed than I did when I found out we were expecting! When you know what you’re getting yourself into, the… Continue Reading “Eyes Wide Open”

Unraveling Resolutions, and Monogramming Towels….

It was a lot of fun to write down New Years Resolutions with my kids! I was surprised by their awareness of what they needed to work on the most. I felt inspired to dig a little deeper and write more than: walk and… Continue Reading “Unraveling Resolutions, and Monogramming Towels….”

A Shoot of Jesse, Will Bear Much Fruit

There is always so much more to find out about our wonderful Christian Catholic Church! The wonders never cease! I had the good fortune to be asked to participate in a Jesse Tree Ornament Swap, and man did I ever learn so much, it… Continue Reading “A Shoot of Jesse, Will Bear Much Fruit”