Tag: Beautiful Life

{Reader Read This} Wabi-Sabi Welcome by Julie Pointer Adams

Recently I have been looking to put words to this phase of life that I find myself in. I wanted it to sound positive, even though stretched is really how I feel, and one day while roaming the libraries ‘new’ shelf I saw this…

Saint Mama, Holy Papa

I had the opportunity to hear the beautiful Dr. Gianna Emmanuela Molla- daughter of Saint Gianna-speak at Father Gabriel Richard Highschool the other night, at an I.d. 9:16 Special Presentation. I am still glowing from the inspiration I received from her beautiful testimony. I…

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…

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…

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…

Thirty Five, Surprises, and Fun, Fancy NAILS!

There are many things a woman wants for her birthday. I know a many women, and really we all want the same thing- right? We would like to be spoiled and left alone at the same time. We want to sleep in AND have…

Michael row my boat with you…..

He was the closest person I have ever known to die. It has been tragic. It stings so deeply, thinking of his shining face and goofy laugh.   Michael Sheets was one of the boys, he was in love with Anna, and he was a wonderful dad…