Stories of My Repurposed Life

Celebrating Advent

Celebrating Advent

We are beginning the 3rd Christmas season since we moved away from our Midwest life. The past two years we’ve made the long trek home to St. Louis for the holidays, but this...

Where the Light Shines In

Where the Light Shines In

My word for 2016 is illuminate. I have spent my year examining illuminations naturally, spiritually, and even metaphorically. I’ve been captivated by the luminaries...

2016 Word of the Year: Illuminate

2016 Word of the Year: Illuminate

Do you participate in #OneWord365? My sister has for a few years now, so I credit my practice of this New Year tradition entirely to her. It’s the idea that you select one...

Turning Towards 2016

Turning Towards 2016

The curtain closes on 2015 as a life and death crisis dawns on a sweet friend and her firstborn; a daughter who longs to follow us to Florida faces another semester living...

Traveling to Florida

Traveling to Florida

I have been coming to Florida annually since I was 10 years old. After this trip, I will have visited every region of this beautiful state, from the Emerald Coast down...

Living 2015 “Out of the Box”

Living 2015 “Out of the Box”

Life is always about change. Some changes you see coming and you gradually prepare for what these adjustments will mean in your world. But, others like to sneak up...

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