Between my home in Colorado and my mom’s home in New Mexico there is roughly 5 hours of driving, eating, radio listening, audio book listening and sight seeing. I enjoy the drive, it’s pretty (like, mesmerizingly beautiful and full of history) and relatively easy! Traveling with two small children however, requires quite a bit of… Continue reading Shidoni – An Inspiring Experience!
Raise your hand if you’ve ever been inside the house for days on end caring for sick and/or injured people! My hand is up. It can get kinda…depressing. I needed desperately to get out and see what I could see, so evening before last Micah, the girls and I loaded up into the car and… Continue reading An Evening Drive in Early Spring
Moving to a new town and being at home full time has forced my ever active mind into a new territory of dreaming and self reflection. Here are some of the questions I have been asking myself – and my evolving answers… Who am I? I am Hope, and I am a mama, a wife,… Continue reading Doreen Virtue, Anita Moorjani And I’m Opening An Etsy Shoppe
Almost February and our front door has been without holiday decoration for a few weeks now. Time for a mama and Daphne art project that will breathe new life, and some bright colorful images of love into our home.Valentine’s Day is just around the corner so… we decided to make a bright, happy heart and… Continue reading DIY Valentine’s Day Wreath
Afternoon coffee, after a lunch of thanksgiving leftovers. It is a good time to meditate on my blessings and reflect on gratitude. My Children – Daphne and Gloria and how they love one another and our family. Today Daphne held out her hand and told me she wanted to give me a piece of her… Continue reading Thoughts Of Gratitude
My heart and I have worked hard to develop a strong and trusting relationship. Paulo Coelho spoke of the importance of the friendship with one’s heart in The Alchemist (1988). I have read this book several times, at least 6 or 7, and I know I’ll pick it up again in the future, I think… Continue reading My Heart, Peace, and Me – A Tale of Loyalty
The first time I painted rocks (as an adult) was in preparation for my daughter Daphne’s 3rd birthday party. I painted hearts on rocks and put them in a bowl for decoration, but also so everyone could take a painted rock for a party favor. It went over well and I have often thought that… Continue reading Hearts on Rocks