Advent is, in large part, all about community. While Mary may have kept to herself as she "pondered these things in her heart" (Luke 2:19), she was in the stable at the time, surrounded by a no doubt still-stunned Joseph and a cadre of wild-talking shepherds. People need people. We're a social species. And sometimes, … Continue reading Advent 13 – Community
As we head into the holidays, I think it's an excellent time to visit this Essential. There's a joke-not-joke that the reason there are so few well-known female artists is that male artists have generally had wives. The point being, that in order to be creative, you simply have to have a space carved out … Continue reading The Essentials – Ask for Help!
For Day 10, Mme. Ferris suggests that I work to "simplify my life for abundance." This is not in the least a bad idea. Several years back, I worked steadily to "declutter" our house and I would estimate that I gave away well over a literal ton of stuff - books, clothes, bits of furniture, household … Continue reading Day 10 – Simplify Your Life for Abundance