gratitude, photography

Day 1: Sharing the treasure of gratitude

*Today begins my "28 days of love" project on this blog, a project to explore the connection between love and gratitude in our lives. Special thanks to Linda Unger for sharing her spiritual insights on how to share gratitude as well as a bit of her wonderful photography with us today.* For me, gratitude comes… Continue reading Day 1: Sharing the treasure of gratitude

gratitude, photography

28 days of love

Starting February 1st, I'm stoked to announce that almost 27 of my favorite people will be serving as guest writers for the blog. They were asked to submit posts related to love and gratitude and to run in any direction with that topic. I can't wait to read the variety of posts as they come… Continue reading 28 days of love

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God with skin on

Chicken pocket filling for a ready-made supper. A visit from two hours away. Shadow box shopping with a crafty friend who is creating something special for our daughter's nursery. Eight hours slaving away over a stubborn sewing machine. Countless encouraging comments. Genuine prayers. Two different sets of people planning baby showers. A phone call--just because--from… Continue reading God with skin on

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Worth

*Thanks to Linda Unger, inspiring writer and photographer, for serving as today's guest contributor. To view more of Linda's amazing photography, visit her website.* I am a mother, a daughter, a sister, an aunt, a niece, a wife and many other things. But the most difficult to believe “role” has been child of God. So… Continue reading Worth

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It’s about time!

For the first time in four years, I'm going on vacation. Four years is considerably too long for a person to go without taking a real break from real life for a really long time (well, at least for a week). But life happens--at least, my life happened to me, and I found myself pinching… Continue reading It’s about time!

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Cool Hand Liz

*Today's blog is written by my friend, former professor, and talented author, Dr. Teresa Murphy, for her sister Liz. Happy birthday, Liz!* Today is my sister’s birthday.  I won’t say how old Liz is, but she’s two years older than I am.  Consequently, just about the time I was making my debut, Liz was hitting… Continue reading Cool Hand Liz

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The Sound of Music meets Paul

This is slightly embarrassing to admit, but I sometimes make up songs. Okay, quite frequently, I make up songs. Especially while driving or singing to my pets. What can I say? Part of me is still 10 years-old. I'm not sure when, but I'm sure that several years ago on some drizzly, depressing day as… Continue reading The Sound of Music meets Paul