#RealLifeRevolution

#RealLifeRevolution

Grant and I were having dinner last summer with some friends who had recently given up social media. They are both very photogenic, attractive, funny people and had begun to find their identity caught up in their Instagram images. It started out as fun, but they...
Eating Our Share

Eating Our Share

Yesterday afternoon, before dinner was ready, my husband asked if I could bring him a snack while he watched our daughter. He received a handful of salt and vinegar chips, some tortilla chip dust from the bottom of the bag, a single slice of dried mango, and a half...
Choosing Meaning Over More Part II

Choosing Meaning Over More Part II

This is the second half of the challenge “Choosing Meaning Over More.” The last two items on the list are possibly the hardest, but also can be the most rewarding, and save the most money! 4. Expensive Getaways with Airbnb or Camping: When I was a teenager, I remember...
Choosing Meaning Over More This Summer: Part I

Choosing Meaning Over More This Summer: Part I

Living richly begins with the heart, not the wallet. But since many of you may be sitting down with your budgets for the summer before school is out, I thought it might be timely to look at a few ways to both shrink your bottom line and to grow your heart this summer....
On Dandelions…

On Dandelions…

a reflection… My husband decided that since today is beautiful outside, but not too hot, he is going to cut the grass. Though I would normally be thrilled by this, I was not! You see, our grass is barely grass; it is mostly a tiny field of luscious dandelions, and I...