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Do Something.

Earlier this week, my husband finished painting over our green walls in our old apartment while I sat back and watched/took photos like any helping wife. After we were done, we walked into the storage area to make sure our storage was completely cleared out. (Yes, we had stuff in storage: holiday boxes and patio/gardening… Continue reading Do Something.

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love and compassion

I Don’t Care Who You Are, I Love You Anyway.

January has proven to be a very inspiring month at my church. Yesterday's message was no different as we enjoyed beautiful music and listened to our lead pastor talk about how much it breaks his heart that he and so many others were ignorant about the hate in this world. What do you think when… Continue reading I Don’t Care Who You Are, I Love You Anyway.

happiness, love and compassion

Make A Difference in Someone’s Life – Just Smile!

My favorite interactions throughout the day are the five-minute conversations with people I've never met before or encounter briefly on a daily basis. It may be the guy filling up his car at the gas station next to mine who asked me about my day, the young couple on the train that suggested books for… Continue reading Make A Difference in Someone’s Life – Just Smile!

love and compassion

Meeting popular writers and realizing they’re just people.

Last week, I had the pleasure of mingling with some popular writers that advocate minimalism and location independence. As I stepped off the bus on the corner of Addison & Clark, my palms sweated, my heart beat quicker with each step, and I kept resisting the urge to use the restroom. The prospect of meeting… Continue reading Meeting popular writers and realizing they’re just people.