Why Sometimes We Need To Stop Looking For A Greater Purpose

The faint sounds of clapping swirled in and out with the wind. When the wind stilled, the air seemed to carry the slightest noise for miles. Still and calm for but a moment. In rhythmic fashion the wind came and went. Gliding in and out. Each time the sound of clapping returned, then stilled....more

Do You Want to Be Cool?

Growing up, it seems that everyone just wants to be cool, but no one wants to say so. We inherently want to fit in, because at the end of the day, we all just want to be loved and accepted....more
Awesome post! I love Miki's book too!!more

Can Anybody Hear Me?

What happens when I'm not in charge (spoiler alert: it's a good thing)

Several years ago I took myself on a service trip to Costa Rica with  Global Volunteers. I was nearing 50 and looking to shake things up a bit, and a service trip seemed like a great first step. It was, and this experience kicked off a period of very rewarding international development work. But this is where it began. And it included the lesson of the green fence....more

Prairie, My Land

Prairie, My Land  Prairie, My Land speaks to our purpose in life. It has been fashion in our hearts since eternity. It is our God-designed purposed destiny; it is the fulfillment of our desires....more

Searching For Meaning in Life's Pandemonium

Originally posted on ChapterTK.comPoetry is a unique writing style where the author conveys complex ideas within few words. This is part of the reason I was drawn to poetry in my use. Even just half a sentence or a single word can cause a flood of imagery. Words like chaos, pandemonium, transcendence and exultation come to mind. A person may know their definition, but the imagery they see is unique. Poetry is a medium that plays with that imagery....more

Walls With Purpose: Making the Most of Small Spaces

Our home is sweet and small, which makes wall space very valuable. Even if your home isn't small, giving purpose to your walls can help make a good use of space! For example: ...more

What is the Meaning of Life?

How's that for a light topic of discussion? But that is where my mind is today....more

Spring in your Step

Everyone by now is seeing the signs of spring. This is the time to notice the freshness of the weather and new beginnings. So, we decided to take on a new project…re-landscaping the backyard. A start of something new and a creation of an outdoor sanctuary. The plants have seen better days and we just needed to spruce up and accent the existing trees and a new lawn. So far, so good and the replanting is going well....more

4 Ways to Hone in on Your Soul Mission

A few weeks ago, my mom and I were guests at a spa resort at in the Arizona desert called Miraval, known for its focus on mindful living....more