Spiritual Progress, Please

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It’s Wishcasting Wednesday over at Jamie Ridler Studios. This week she’s asking, “What do you wish to make progress on?” I wish to make progress on discovering spiritual rituals of connection and meaning for my family. I dabble at meditation. I found a little inspiration in picking up sticks earlier this week (and I did it again today!). Some egg visioning and decorating projects earlier this year hinted at meaningful moments that I'd like to repeat in the spring. Yoga is a regular practice for me, but not one that yet extends --consistently, anyway-- to my family. So I'm staying open, … [Read more...]

My Gardening Karma is Squirrelly

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Maybe it’s the sparkling shine of summer on my children’s darling little faces or just a phase my girls are going through, but they are The Cutest Kids in the World these days. Even when I’m losing my cool, I have a huge crush on them. So this morning, I was feeling exceptionally crush-y about my cuties and really proud about these beautiful petunias we’ve grown in pots on our front porch. The girls and I have been working together (let’s do teamwork!) to water the plants each morning. They take turns with the watering can, sharing the splashing and the sense of accomplishment. And it’s … [Read more...]