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Following Our Hearts

January 6, 2013

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Approximately 5 years ago, Dh and I began to contemplate his impending retirement from the military.  For nearly 25 years, he had served in one branch of the US military or another.  The lifestyle had become our family’s reality, and the thought that we could do go anywhere in the 50 states that we chose […]

Being In This World, Not of It

November 2, 2012

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Be in this world, but not of it. It’s a concept that I am trying really hard to implement in my own life.  It’s not easy, though, I realize.  It’s a balancing act really.  (There we go, again.  Isn’t that what I already told you it all comes down to for me?  Balance.) I find it difficult. […]

Calm Amidst the Storm

October 29, 2012

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Fear. It’s something that has seized hold of all of us at one time or another.  As I mentioned to someone else most recently, I used to be so filled with fear that I had a perpetual knot in my stomach.  I can only look back at that time in my life and wonder how […]

Projects In Nature: Seasonal Inspiration

October 24, 2012

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Fall is most certainly in full force here.  For a bit, I was beginning to believe we’d fly past it.  The temperatures had plummeted quite quickly.  They have since returned to what I am accustomed to. The pumpkins have been purchased.  (Hopefully next year we’ll be able to pluck them from our own garden.) The […]