Embracing the Stillness
Rest is a Statement of Faith
the absence of movement or sound.
the state or situation of being alone.
The definition is simple enough. Finding space for it may seem impossible. Just to be clear…when I talk about stillness and solitude…I’m not picturing us walking around a monastery living lives with a vow of silence or removed from the cares of everyday life. (although sometimes that sounds like a lovely idea.) I’m picturing you living your messy, everyday life - in the midst of projects or kiddos, family and job demands; real life needs like making a living and caring for the people around you. Unless you’re living a life of seclusion
2019- Hear the Whisper
Today is the first day I’ve gotten up before my kids to work. We will see how this goes. But, I’m feeling like a rockstar already. I’ve had a hard time finding space for some things in this new season of two kids- specifically, Beholden. I want to prioritize the things that are most important and give my time and attention to the people and tasks in a way that is sustainable and healthy.
Day 24- #scratch10 Thoughts so far
IT’S A NEW YEAR!
I’m one of those people who actually get energy from this idea. I know it’s technically just another day, new month…but it FEELS different. It feels like a new beginning - it energizes me. The possibilities… so many possibilities. so I’m going to leverage that to my advantage. If you feel at all the same way- or would LIKE to…
Dear Mama... (part 2)
For 24 days I've parted with 10+ items a day. That's 240 items so far. The first day was tough. It was tough to get started. I meandered around looking for something I REALLY didn't want/ need anymore and finally started in the knife drawer- where we have
The last Dear Mama blog, a sort of carpe diem for motherhood, gained a lot more traction than I had expected. It must have resonated with more than just me. So it got me thinking about two things. First, the things I won’t miss or don’t miss. And second, I thought a little bit more about all of the obstacles that we moms face when it comes to fully embracing the small moments and movements of motherhood.