Advent Updates

Advent is moving swiftly! We put the tree up yesterday and will finish decorating the house today. Jacob, Elizabeth’s fiancé, is coming for the weekend and I’m going to try to get a group picture of all nine (including AJ, Eleanor’s fiancé) tomorrow. Rain and perhaps thunderstorms are moving in by midday but it gave … Continue reading Advent Updates

Waiting

Doesn’t it feel like sometimes in our lives we’re just in suspension? We’re waiting for some outcome, some decision, some solution. In the meantime we shuffle through our tasks but our minds are focused on that one thing (or more, sigh). It’s had to live in the moment when the moments are difficult and the … Continue reading Waiting

New Week

Yes, this is Tuesday and not the beginning of the week, but sometimes I get a late start.* There’s always so much optimism in the beginning of a week. I imagine how productive I will be, how I will stick to the diet, how I will wear my step-counter and exercise more, how I will … Continue reading New Week