In A Box

You will never fit in a box if you have never been particularly typical. So save your energy darling, you MUST save your energy. No matter what you see going on around you that seems more of something you should be that you are not - more funny, more pretty, more classy, more sophisticated... whatever …

Let People, Let You Go

I truly believe things like this... that not everyone is your people... whether it is friends or lover. I always believe you should keep walking until you find the places you belong because when you find those places you bloom. All of the gifts god gave you become MORE and in this life you become …

Sad But True

Knowing nothing about the single life and knowing I was entering it as a 40 year old woman WITH FOUR children I mentally prepared myself for a life moving forward ALONE. I know it's sad but it is true - I told myself often "if you do this, if you let this marriage go, you …

Muddy River Days

Muddy, river, and SNOWY days actually because that was how we rolled. They were the crazy "huck finn" boys, as my neighbour named them. Barefoot and climbing trees in the hood and off on adventures to the mountains in between. When I saw these photos this morning I burst open with joy. These adventures, this …

Blaze Trail

There comes a point in life where you have to blaze trails, take chances, make your mark and be an example of living this life and being your gifts in it. As a mother of four and one of those ones that poured ALL of me into my kids (homeschooling, attachment style parenting) I understand …

Be Discerning

You can't always know how someone will impact your life. There are no crystal balls and there are no guarantees. Nonetheless we can learn to be more discerning. Listen to your inner guide and Trust those uneasy feelings. Invest your time and energy with the ones that treasure you, see you and hear you. People …