our year of resolve

Did you know that when a tree sheds its leaves for winter, it’s not as dead as it may look? Despite its beautiful, barren appearance, it is already full of tiny buds, breaking their way out through the branches in preparation for their blossom into spring. Therefore, while we view winter as a time of…

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rest in our reality

Today, it’s raining. The air outside our home smells like wood fire, cold temperatures, and wet leaves. There’s a goat screaming in the pasture; she’s hungry, as always, and she’d rather stand in the rain and tell us about it than curl up with her family in the shed we built for them. I’m about…

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how DO we rest?

As I’ve said, I don’t rest well. But I have figured out a few methods that aid in the process. Here they are: Bubble Baths. First and foremost, let’s get the cliches out of the way. Personally, I am in LOVE with Lush’s reusable bubble bars, but if you’re looking for a decent bath in…

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rest + restoration

This year has been strange. It’s like we have all of the time and none of the energy. All of the ideas and none of the follow through. All of the gas and nowhere to go. Or maybe that’s just me. Personally, since I lost my job in July, I’ve been overcompensating by trying to…

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