This beautiful journal was waiting for me outside my door yesterday. These last two weeks have been very inspired and I am full of expectant hope for the future. This journal is the new analog dwelling place for my work. Thank you so much, Kirsty, for being faithful and affirming my vocation.
"O, Lord, refresh our sensibilities. Give us this day our daily taste. Restore to us soups that spoons will not sink in, and sauces which are never the same twice. Raise up among us stews with more gravy than we have bread to blot it with, and casseroles that put starch and substance in our … Continue reading a prayer – the supper of the lamb
"What’s with your lone red fingernail?" I get asked this regularly. No, I am not trying to start a fad. No, I did not forget to paint the other nine. I’ve been rocking this single red fingernail on and off for seven years. Maybe now is a good time to explain why. For the sake … Continue reading my friend ruby
Blessed are those who serve rude customers. You are experiencing first-hand the necessity of treating all people with dignity and respect. You are learning humility. Blessed are those who regret saying no to a lucrative opportunity that falls outside their values. No sum of money is worth abandoning what is important to you. Your time … Continue reading the beatitudes of hard work
Air travel has mixed reviews. For some, it is an exciting event, the precursor to a fabulous vacation or visit with cherished family and faraway friends. If you’re reading this thinking, “Yes! That’s me. I can’t wait to board a plane!” then you need not read any further. I suspect you don’t have toddlers. Toddlers … Continue reading how to survive international travel with toddlers
It's been over five years since I published this post about setting priorites and writing a stop-doing list for the lululemon blog. The reflection was inspired by the book Good To Great, a fantastic read by Jim Collins. Sleep. Read. Sweat. Shower. Work. Meet. Write. Shop. Clean. Fix. Organize. Here. There. Everywhere. I am a … Continue reading my 2015 stop-doing list
You may disagree but I think the most enjoyable thing about travelling is escaping the routine and observing everyday life defined in a different context. It's amusing to pretend to be a local and try on a new lifestyle. PARIS: "Could I possibly get tired of pastries? If I did, could I occasionally get a smoothie? … Continue reading t.i.s. (this is scotland)