On Those Days When It All Goes Wrong

On Those Days When It All Goes Wrong

  It’s the end of the day and I am beat. It’s been one of those textbook, almost farcical days as a mom where I don’t know whether to laugh or cry. Since the moment my feet hit the floor, it has been one thing after another, and as I trudge down the stairs after bedtime Olympics, my shoulders Continue Reading

How My Family Discovered Our Core Values

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I’m a big believer in living simply. It’s become my life’s work, in fact, encouraging other people to simplify their lives so that they can freely live according to their unique passions and values. But there’s one problem with living simply: it’s not easy. See, “simple living” isn’t just a Continue Reading

From Hider to Reveler

From Hider to Reveler

“You take His breath away.” Years later, those words still echo around in my head. It was my Fall Retreat and I was a college freshman with CRU. I remember that at that moment I was intently studying the wood grain on the dusty, camp floor so as not to cry. The speaker was teaching from the book of Continue Reading