A Season of Meaningful Sacrifice

{Via} Today is Ash Wednesday, marking the start of Lent in the Christian tradition. Growing up I remember Lent as a season of deprivation. Like many other Christian families, we carried on the tradition of giving up something for the 40 days of Lent – something that might not be the best for us butContinue reading “A Season of Meaningful Sacrifice”

Why I Write Cards

Yesterday I was at the store buying a few last minute (or overdue) birthday cards for my father-in-law, brothers-in law, and best friend when the woman behind me in the checkout line commented, “What a nice girl you are.” {Via} Sending hand-written cards and letters has largely become a lost art among my generation, andContinue reading “Why I Write Cards”

Speaking of Dreaming

We all need a place to capture our wildest dreams.  Something tangible to to remind us of what inspires, what ignites our passions, and what brings us hope and joy. In today’s digital age many of us (myself included) tend towards a tablet, keyboard, or even phone to express ourselves.  But I think there isContinue reading “Speaking of Dreaming”