Tag Archives: happiness

Valentine’s Day

To my Valentine, my husband, my partner in crime. I love you! (I know this is a bit long for a blog post, but if you are married, or have been, ¬†you just might enjoy the ride ūüôā ) Valentine‚Äôs … Continue reading

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Ben’s Bells and the Power of Kindess

~Deliberately seek opportunities for kindness, sympathy, and patience. Evelyn Underhill This morning I had the priviledge of participating in the “belling” of Phoenix. ¬†All over the valley, volunteers hung Ben’s Bells to spread the message of kindness and remind us … Continue reading

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Advent and the Nature of Hope

  I love Advent. I love everything about this time of grace. ¬†It is a thought-provoking, layered season when a family remembers that it is holy, or at the very least, wants to be. The night of Christ‚Äôs birth holds … Continue reading

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A Peaceful Heart and a Happy Home

What does the pursuit of happiness look like in your house? In our home, it used to mean the quest to actualize the picture perfect life; a lovely home, big careers, high achieving children. However, our search for the American … Continue reading

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The Woman with All the Answers

In honor of Mother‚Äôs Day. ¬†A gentle reminder to spend time with the people you love~ The Woman with All the Answers As a child, I loved going to the movies and live theater with my mother.¬† Though neither happened … Continue reading

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Let Your Children Glow

Many families hesitate at the thought of extended travel with middle-school and teen-aged children. ¬†In our overscheduled and often frenetic culture, it may be the most powerful gift you can give them. ¬†Emotional and spiritual growth of emerging teens are … Continue reading

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Path to a Peaceful Heart: Part 4

  Where Peacefulness Resides Simplicity is one of the keys to peaceful living. Clearing emotional and material clutter from your life opens the emotional and physical space needed to think and communicate effectively with loved ones. ¬†It creates time in … Continue reading

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