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Well I kind of dropped the ball on posting these every week. My bad. Here is the continuation of 30 Days of Gratitude in November! Day 8: After 2 days with early mornings and cat naps, I’m grateful for sleeping … Continue reading
Intro Fall Goodies Why Create? Creating time and space Prioritize The Urgent vs The Important Finding the Energy Planning Ahead Writing on Curiosity Finding Your Outlet Creativity in Hospitality The Snare of Compare Creativity Interwoven Courage Using Up Creativity Party … Continue reading
So honestly this is a little bit of cheating since I’m writing this ON my 31st day… but, come on! I feel like I’m grasping for straws on my last few and I wanted to blog this anyone so I … Continue reading
Okay so I have now talked for TWENTY NINE DAYS about creativity. What the heck? I didn’t think it could be done. But now -this is a challenge to myself and YOU: no more talk. It’s time to DO something! … Continue reading
The other day I talked about creating for practical purposes. That type of creating is actually easier for me. When we have people over for dinner, I dream about what kind of dessert to make. I know we will eat … Continue reading
I think often it’s hard to find time to create because we think creative pursuits are meaningless, that even if it may be beneficial to us it seems like a time waster. BUT for all you fellow lovers of efficiency, … Continue reading
If you’re an artist, you might be reading these posts thinking – “You’re a crazy person! Why do you have to try to be creative?” I am NOT an artist. But from being around people who are, I realize that … Continue reading
When Pinterest first started, everyone was STOKED for what it was– oh the possibilities of pinning all your things to one place! Then it grew and grew and grew and people became cynical. They called Pinterest what you do when … Continue reading
Yesterday our church did our FIRST Trunk or Treat. It was an INCREDIBLE success and we had over 1600 people from the community come! It really blew away all our expectations. There were so many amazing people who worked hard … Continue reading