You’ll learn, through these practices, to get good at discomfort, to show up even when you don’t feel like it, to stick to something even when the enthusiasm wanes, to not act on your urges right away, to enjoy any activity as a reward in and of itself.
Today marks one year since I started working with Jeff Chandler at WP Tavern. We’ve come a long way in one year! Together we’ve increased daily traffic by 487% from this time last year, and last month we passed 2,000 email subscribers. It’s been a fun, eventful year. Jeff and I worked together to create … Continue reading Celebrating 1 Year at WP Tavern
I saw this video a number of years ago and it still inspires me when I view it again today. Krishnan says, “What is the ultimate purpose of life? To give. Start giving. See the joy of giving.” “Blessed are those who are generous, because they feed the poor.” – Prov. 22:9
Saturday afternoon I joined a local knitting club. I finally made the jump and packed up my knitting things, because the weekend meetings are just two miles from home. Some of the women there have been knitting for more than 40 years! I was super nervous and probably ate more than my fair share of … Continue reading Lazy Labor Day Weekend
Rewatching old Grey’s Anatomy episodes, came across one of my favorite Meredith monologues: A couple hundred years ago Benjamin Franklin shared with the world the secret of his success. Never leave that ’til tomorrow, which you can do today. This is the man who discovered electricity; you’d think we’d pay more attention to what he … Continue reading Knowing is Better than Wondering
This is the Icelandic music group Árstíðir, singing in a train station in Wuppertal, Germany. “Heyr himna smiður” (“Hear, Smith of Heavens” in English) is a 13th century Icelandic hymn. Historical info on the song: “Heyr, himna smiður” was written by Kolbeinn Tumason in 1208. The music was composed in the 1970s by Þorkell Sigurbjörnsson … Continue reading Hear, Smith of Heavens
And there the Lord opened my mind to an awareness of my unbelief, in order that, even so late, I might remember my transgressions and turn with all my heart to the Lord my God, who had regard for my insignificance and pitied my youth and ignorance.
This weekend we celebrated our 5th anniversary. What to say? I love this man more than ever. We enjoyed a romantic dinner at a restaurant down the street and laughed and dreamed about the future. Building a home where you have nothing to hide is not an easy road but it’s worth it. Sara Groves … Continue reading Celebrating 5 Years of Happy