You Were Created To Create

If your Pinterest account is filled with Boards such as “Things To Create”, “Things To Try”, or “I Want To Make This”, you can join the thousands of men and women who…

3 Tips To Finding Your Creative Outlet

You have that itch to create something, but you’re unsure of what that something should be.  I’ve been there.  For most of my 20’s I had a consistent urge to do something…

Antiqued blooms and letting go.

It’s Sunday. A day of rest, reflection and quiet thoughts. Our hydrangeas were gorgeous this year. We planted them the year we moved into our home, shortly after our wedding. They have…

Productive Rest

We returned from our annual pilgrimage and photography workshop in the Canadian Rockies on Tuesday afternoon. On Wednesday morning my sweet husband went to do battle with United for our lost luggage.…

A Fathers Day Reflection From The Wilderness

In the early 1990’s a 40 year old man had a crazy idea to leave his comfortable position in a hospital to head to the place where the road ends in Northern…

Seeking and Finding

We crested the hill and there they stood, the majestic Canadian Rockies. Unlike the many other times that I first laid eyes on them, my heart sat heavy in my chest. Worries,…

A heart, a scalpel, and creativity

The simplest of commands: “let your light shine before men”.  Of course I am doing that.  Occasionally writing, occasionally speaking at a rehabilitation home, and leader of an online community. Or am…

The Story Of With

As creative people, we don’t typically prioritize or value our art as it should be valued.  This is the conversation I had with a friend today. During the holiday season I picked…

My Rogue Husband & Reflections On Family Reunions

Having a blog provides me a platform to express my thoughts and the things stirring in my heart.  I’m thankful for it, and always weigh my posts because I recognize the responsibility…