Pizza Time!

Pizza Time!

I'm sitting outside on our front walkway as the kids swing away in their hammocks.  The sun is high, warm, inviting, and the wind is whistling through the trees.  Sure, there is a yellow dusting of pollen everywhere and I might have to take a Claritin, but it's not going to rob me of the [...]

A Day for Rest

A Day for Rest

The topic of rest and a day off was just discussed a few short months ago in our small group. It is amazing to me how many people loved the concept of taking a longer more initial break and then as a whole everyone everywhere was forced to do so! In our season of social [...]

The Oxymoron of Choosing Simple

The Oxymoron of Choosing Simple

Isn't living simple supposed to be...easy? The dictionary says "simple" means straight forward, uncomplicated, and effortless. Yet, what I have come to realize is that being intentional about a simplified life takes Herculean effort, has lots of complications, and is definitely not easily understood in a world of more, excess, and maxing out on everything. [...]