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I think my job is to make the grace of the invisible God, visible, wherever I am…

I think my job is to make the grace of the invisible God, visible, wherever I am…

So, while you have passed the 80 mark, I'm not there yet. Another reason for both of us to keep going - taking care of ourselves and each other!

Remember that your natural state is joy. Wayne Dyer Yes! I remember what joy it was jumping into our old swimming hole. That picture could be me and childhood was pure joy!

My Ambiance Life: How much of the day are you plugged in? Do you consciously set aside offline time, or does it happen whenever it happens?

My Ambiance Life: How much of the day are you plugged in? Do you consciously set aside offline time, or does it happen whenever it happens?

How to be a Housewife (Without Feeling Like a Slave) - ever feel like the only time your hard work is noticed is when you haven't gotten around to doing it yet? Read this!

How to be a Housewife (Without Feeling Like a Slave) - ever feel like the only time your hard work is noticed is when you haven't gotten around to doing it yet? Read this!

Open House for Butterflies: love this book.   A friend gave it to me when I had Abigail, and it has so many great lines like this.

Open House for Butterflies: Ruth Krauss’s Final and Loveliest Collaboration with Maurice Sendak

Open House for Butterflies: love this book. A friend gave it to me when I had Abigail, and it has so many great lines like this.

Open hearts build a world worth living in. If the current refugee crisis disturbs you & you want to contribute, there are many, many worthy organizations that will happily accept your donations. I've linked to MSF as they have been pulling people from the water for years & they are up & running in this particular crisis. Feel free to add links in the comments to other organizations helping refugees. Please help. Let's be part of building a better world.

Open hearts build a world worth living in. If the current refugee crisis disturbs you & you want to contribute, there are many, many worthy organizations that will happily accept your donations. I've linked to MSF as they have been pulling people from the water for years & they are up & running in this particular crisis. Feel free to add links in the comments to other organizations helping refugees. Please help. Let's be part of building a better world.


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Maurice Sendak from 'Open House for Butterflies' by Ruth Krauss (via BrainPickings)

A Short Guide to a Happy Life: Anna Quindlen on Work, Joy, and How to Live Rather Than Exist

Maurice Sendak from 'Open House for Butterflies' by Ruth Krauss (via BrainPickings)

Tips on being a positive "housewife" and losing that nagging feeling that your job is never, ever done. We've all been there, right??

Tips on being a positive "housewife" and losing that nagging feeling that your job is never, ever done. We've all been there, right??

Let's all connect with our inner child.... and enjoy lighthearted fun.

Let's all connect with our inner child.... and enjoy lighthearted fun.

“When a great moment knocks on the door of your life, it is often no louder than the beating of your heart, and it is very easy to miss it. ” ― Boris Pasternak

Top 5 Reasons Adults Avoid Ballet Class (And Why You Should Go Anyway

“When a great moment knocks on the door of your life, it is often no louder than the beating of your heart, and it is very easy to miss it. ” ― Boris Pasternak

As we grow up, we realize it is less important to have lots of friends, and more important to have real ones.

As we grow up, we realize it is less important to have lots of friends, and more important to have real ones.

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Welcome to our Campfire where friends and marshmallows get toasted Wooden Sign Camping

Welcome+to+our+CAMPFIRE+where+friends+and+marshmallows+get+Toasted Perfect+for+summer!!++ Hand+painted+on+a+pine+board Black+with+white+lettering+and+edges+sanded Measures+11+1/4"+x+16+1/2" Key+hole+hanger+on+back. Sign+is+sprayed+with+a+clear+matte+spray+for+outdoor+protection! **...

I will not be any-man's half-time, down-time, spare-time, or sometimes

I will not be any-man's half-time, down-time, spare-time, or sometimes

Your beautiful. Your precious. Your worth more than you'll ever know. I love you. Don't forget that

Your beautiful. Your precious. Your worth more than you'll ever know. I love you. Don't forget that

This is how I feel. I feel as if it's speaking to me because everyone is always trying to be apart of my business. My past and mistakes are my business and my business only. Enough said.

This is how I feel. I feel as if it's speaking to me because everyone is always trying to be apart of my business. My past and mistakes are my business and my business only. Enough said.

"This home runs on love, laughter, and bottles of really good wine. (The cheap stuff also suffices in a pinch.)" Print.

Canvas "Mixed Peppers Splash"

"This home runs on love, laughter, and bottles of really good wine. (The cheap stuff also suffices in a pinch.)" Print.

Sometimes you just have to let go of what's gone, appreciate what still remains, and look forward to what's coming next. by deeplifequotes, via Flickr

Sometimes you just have to let go of what's gone, appreciate what still remains, and look forward to what's coming next. by deeplifequotes, via Flickr

Cream & Navy Boys Stole My Heart Wall Art

Vinyl Crafts Cream & Navy 'Boys Stole My Heart' Wall Sign