The Wilderness Place

The Wilderness Place

The first autumn had come and gone. The second one breezes through. College football season with my man. Pumpkin scented candles and cinnamon surround. Pumpkins and mums stacked on my new front porch, in our wilderness home. Settling into my wilderness, I am...
What You Didn't See in My Vacation Photos

What You Didn't See in My Vacation Photos

To be clear, there are many things you didn’t see in my vacation photos. Every captured moment of bliss between my children was equaled by a tantrum, an accusation, a cry of, “It’s not fair!” The picture of my husband, which I aptly titled, “Hubba-Hubba,” doesn’t show...
A Grateful Heart

A Grateful Heart

I really enjoy watching TED talks. I find that they’re a great way to gain a new perspective in just 10 minutes. I recently watched a TED talk by Benedictine monk, David Steindl-Rast, on the topic of Gratefulness. While his Austrian accent was, at first, a...