Blog??? What Blog?!!!!

Ok, so it’s been a while.¬† Please don’t give up on me ūüôā I promise that¬†I will blog again, I just needed time to focus absolutely and completely¬†on life. God unfolds wonderful, mysterious, blessings when we least expect them. Our family has been busy on the homestead with summer garden chores, aka, hauling water to…

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Early Morning Blessings & Heart-Full Chocolate Chip Scones

Why is it that some mornings one wakes with a sense of blessedness, heart full and eyes open, and other mornings lids are leaden with a heart to match?¬† Is it the simple fact that the sun is shining?¬† Or is it more likely that your heart is open, and you are shining? Wake up…

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Preparedness

Preparedness has been on my heart and in the forefront of my thoughts as of late.¬† It is something that I am very familiar with, having been brought up with it.¬† My Dad always had a “little extra on hand,” just in case.¬† We stored an extra 25 lb. bag of flour, sugar, and dried…

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Grace

It seems the world could use a little more grace today.¬† As we open our hearts collectively as a country, as a community, as families, as individuals, we work together to raise the energetic vibration.¬† Rise above adversity.¬† Rise above violence.¬† Raise your voices in prayer.¬† Count your blessings.¬† Share your gifts.¬† Forgive what needs…

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Blessed

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“Blessings keep our awareness of life’s holy potential ever present.¬† They awaken us to our lives…..with each blessing uttered we extend the boundaries of the sacred and ritualize our love of life.¬† One hundred times a day, everywhere we turn, everything we touch, everyone we see.¬† The blessings can be whispered.¬† No one even need hear.¬† No one but the Holy One.¬† ‘Holy One of blessing, Your presence fills the Universe, Your presence fills me.’ “

~excerpt from One Thousand Gifts Devotional, by Ann Voskamp

Easter Miracle & Blessing

Spring awakens creativity.¬† What better time to enjoy the flow than Easter.¬† We decided to ‘get our Easter on’ on Good Friday.¬† This year, has been a little precarious to make big plans, with¬†just launching¬†into springtime schedules, Hubby’s workload has been a bit heavy, and Mama’s just trying to figure out how to make it…

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Dreams

We¬†each have a plan and a purpose.¬† We walk this earth for a reason, for such a time as this.¬† We were created with uniqueness, beauty, joy¬†and gifts that belong only to us.¬† We¬†are given the gift of life to fulfill creativity, to bring it into fruition, the¬†one of a kind¬†gift that is your¬†soul’s journey.¬†¬†It…

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Spring Cleaning Our Homes and Hearts

I can smell it in the air, spring.¬† Inhale, drink in the promise, the hope of spring.¬† There is more light, the sun is gaining power.¬† You can stand in the rays now, and feel a penetrating warmth.¬† Nature is bringing forth a new beginning.¬† Birthing through the darkness, you can feel it starting to…

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Hair Share (Donation)

¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Photo Credit:¬† William Snobl¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Sharing.¬† Is the spirit I have been in.¬† I want to share what I have, because I have so much.¬† I am blessed.¬† Now, before you get crazy thinking about How it must be nice, I will have you know that I am not talking about physical “things, monetary excess,…

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Valentines Dinner

I thought I would share the love from our little homestead’s valentine’s¬†dinner. Enjoy the heartfelt feast! Sometimes the Biggest Blessings come in Blessing Others. Strawberries lovingly dipped in handmade coconut oil chocolate…. Ruby luster in morning sunlight…. Chocolate pools grace…. Red berries lined in rows…. Drips of abundant joy pour down…. Chocolate goodness scraped clean….…

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