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Today, we move. No, we’re not going far away (literally two miles down the road), just to a bigger apartment in a slightly closer area to where we want to be. But it’s strange and surreal to be moving away from a place that has been ‘home’ the longest.

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For Those Who Need Hope

Ahh, the New Year. There is so much post-holiday cheer still hanging around, and the excitement of resolutions and change is filling the air with a promise of a better tomorrow.

For some of us, though, the New Year can be isolating. The better tomorrow seems impossible.
A silent God, hopeless dreams and the reality of loneliness seem to step in the way of the excitement of the season because at this point, it really feels as though nothing can change. So we grin and bear it through the turn-of-the-year parties and resolutions, knowing things won’t change but deep down wishing they would.

I say that because I’ve been there. Continue reading “For Those Who Need Hope”

Joy’s Christmas List – Buying Minimal For Your Child

Joy’s Christmas List – Buying Minimal For Your Child

This year for Christmas, we picked out only a few simple gifts for Joy. We’re big believers in gifting only a few presents for celebrations, and since our little family is in the very beginning stages of setting traditions & expectations, we want to start being intentional about this minimalist practice now. Continue reading “Joy’s Christmas List – Buying Minimal For Your Child”

Calm & Ordinary Moments

Calm & Ordinary Moments

Over Thanksgiving, my family had the opportunity to get away for a few days and do something we always love doing – travel. We had a great excuse, too; it was Thanksgiving and there was a family reunion happening that week. How could we say no to visiting some places we’ve never been on the East Coast? Continue reading “Calm & Ordinary Moments”