Some Levity // Christmas Movie Jar

I love Christmas. I love Christmas movies. As many people do, I have my traditional collection of favorite movies I watch every year. Yet this year, I wanted to add other movies that I do not usually watch. Thus the Christmas Movie Jar was created! To make the jar, I simply listed about 25 movies….


In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed. – Kahlil Gibran (and quoted by Richard on Friends)

Celebrate 40 // Day 11

In 25 days, I celebrate the beginning of my fourth decade on this planet & all that God has in store for me. For each day heading towards my birthday, I thought I would write a wish or desire for my forties. I have thoroughly enjoyed my thirties and I know God has even more…

Joy & sadness

Today was one of those days when joy and sadness crash into each other, and create a place of softening and empathy and connection. A family friend’s Celebration of Life(funeral) was this morning & will be one remembered for a long time; a friend lost her father after an eight month battle with cancer; one…

REPOST: Don’t let the moment pass

The fact that I have been at this blog thing for seven months consistently is incredible! The fact that I have enough posts to start including reposts is incredible as well. With all that has been going on in my life, and having a wonderful group of friends and family who have “shown up” for…