On the treasures we seek

There are moments in our lives when we get lost in time and space, wrapped by the warm embrace of the thing that brings us great joy. Whether we realize it or not, this is what we’re meant for – this is our treasure. By treasure, I mean our life’s purpose. This is what we’ve been searching for, dreaming of, and waiting on. Along the […]

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Being a witness to something beautiful.

Beautiful things happen every day. And we miss them. The sun rises and we are still in bed pressing the snooze. The lightning bugs light up backyards on a summer evening and we are still washing the dishes and settling in to relax before bed. The moon appears in it’s various phases and we remember to look up on occasion when it’s particularly bright and full. […]

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One Thing I Know for Sure

Each Sunday, I share the “things I know for sure” – which is a mix of thoughts and ideas I’m currently focused on, working on, or meditating on. Or something I’ve only just discovered for myself. One Thing I Know for Sure… Experiences matter more. Experiences matter more than possessions and devices, chores and die hard routine, getting the perfect picture and sticking to the […]

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6 Quotes to Inspire Non-Attachment in Your Life

To practice non-attachment means you put your trust in the timing of your life. Our vision for our lives goes one way and the actual outcome goes another – sometimes meeting up in the same place, but taking a different route than we anticipated or planned for. When we practice non-attachment, we are at peace with this process. Our cause for suffering is oftentimes created […]

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The 4 reasons you’re holding onto possessions that don’t matter.

Minimalism isn’t living within a sterile environment. Minimalism isn’t a closet with five shirts, two pair of jeans, and one pair of boots. Minimalism isn’t only buying used. But minimalism is a practice of evaluating what you have, discovering what has value and purpose, and removing the things that don’t. Minimalim is a mindset to keep you focused on your time and space and experiences that […]

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You are creative, no matter how many times it’s already been done.

We have big ideas. Whether it’s a beautiful masterpiece or best-selling prose or an expressive painting or a craft idea for your kids to entertain themselves while you make dinner – it’s all in the ideas that beg for us to create them. But when we begin to deliberate with our creative minds, we’re are sometimes met with resistance. Perhaps you have a good idea, but […]

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10 Ways to Satisfy Your Soul

On the days where your soul is aching for rest, give in to it. Be certain it is not your ego who is asking, but truly your soul in need of a little peace. And then dive fearlessly and shamelessly into tranquility. Do what you feel is calling out to you. If you don’t know where to begin, here are some ideas to get you started […]

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What to do when fear is keeping us stuck.

  We allow fear in to keep us feeling safe. We must save ourselves from pain and suffering, embarrassment and shame, disappointment and failure. The ego is behind all of this. The ego is the voice in our heads that tells us that we’ll never be artists, that we’ll always struggle with our weight, that we’ll never finish that project, and that we’ll always be […]

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The things that happen when we believe in ourselves.

  You are inherently worthy and capable of great things. And you’re capable of more than you think. It’s easy for us to live deeply in spaces of safety and comfort. In fact, I once thought I thrived here. We convince ourselves that pushing past these limits isn’t possible – not for us. That’s for other people. And even if we could, we wouldn’t want […]

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