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Woven Together

Fourteen years ago, I visited one of my best friends for a week and decided that I wanted to learn how to make a quilt. My friend helped me cut out squares of fabric and lay out the quilt that I intended to make for my then four year old daughter. I arrived home from that vacation eager to begin. […]

Summertime

Summertime is finally here! I have longed for the sunshine and the peaceful rhythms of summer for so long, but now that it’s here, I’m realizing that I have not prepared for what I would like this summer to hold. My oldest two plan to work at camp for most of the summer which completely changes the dynamics of our […]

What if I’m Right?

When we’re having an argument or a disagreement with someone, it’s important to ask the question “what if I’m wrong?”. But what happens when we come to the conclusion that we’re not wrong, but we are indeed right? While I have discovered the importance of asking the question “what if I’m wrong?” when I disagree with someone else, I am discovering that it […]

What If I’m Wrong?

My husband and I got into an argument the other day. It was over schedules and expectations and assumptions. We have entered a new phase in our parenting, one where we are juggling many opposing schedules. While my husband’s schedule has stayed generally the same, I am finding myself in a stressful place, trying to get everyone to where they […]

Do the Next Right Thing

Life feels a bit like walking on an icy pond lately. I tentatively take steps, not knowing if the ice is thick enough to hold. I see a small crack under my feet and I retreat to safety, to the sure things that I know won’t fail me. Except many of those sure things have failed me this past year […]