• Removing ALLLL The Clutter

    I’ve been working really hard the last handful of months to remove clutter from our lives. The ‘stuff’ that simply isn’t needed/used/wanted. That’s taking up space in our home, minds and souls. The stuff that’s preventing the all necessary things from having appropriate space and time and serves to become overwhelming. But my focus hasn’t been solely on material possession ‘stuff’ because clutter is really anything that takes away from our ability to be effective and efficient…in life. The distractions that steal away our attention from where it should lie. The drains on our energy that are for not and simply a waste of time when our energy is better…

  • Fresh Start

    It’s the songs of birds in the large tree outside that stir me awake in this early hour and beckon me out of bed. The sun just beginning its ascent brings promise of a fresh start; a chance to begin again. It will later direct our paths as it gives light to the darkness and will thaw the thin layer of frost blanketing the earth. As the coffee begins to brew, I peer through the kitchen widow. The greenhouse sparkles with a million crystals of ice shimmering in the slowly rising sun. Tucked inside all my delicate plants are happy and content; saved from the damaging frost by the shelter…