The Importance of the Small

Everyone was so out of sorts this morning that we almost didn't go. It's Wednesday, and we hadn't been hiking yet this week - and if you know even a little about us, you know how strange that is. But the temperatures some days have been past the uncomfortable mark ... and with three littles, well, you know. … Continue reading The Importance of the Small

How Gratitude Can Change A Life

It is amazing how one little act can change your life. I heard about Ann Voskamp's book One Thousand Gifts shortly after it came out. What a neat idea, I thought. So in the spring, before I ever even sat down and turned a page of the book, I began writing down a list of things for which I … Continue reading How Gratitude Can Change A Life

With a Song

"I will wake the dawn with my song." The words were beautiful on the open page in front of me. It was not even 4 a.m. but the birds were chirping loudly as if, somehow, they had read those precious words too. Insomnia is a side effect of the kidney disease treatment ... and early mornings … Continue reading With a Song