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12.29.2007 by Veronica Barker | Make Your Own Book

on my mind: Christmas

When I was in middle school, every Advent season, my mom, teacher extraordinaire, and her students did a candlelighting service — a mixture of readings and

on my mind: family we choose. . .

While in Ohio, a gentleman asked me about my life abroad and why I choose to be far from family. There was a subtext that my

on my mind: family through marriage

Five years ago this week, David and I were preparing for our wedding day. We got married on the weekend of the Feast of the Holy

words to live by: from Marianne Williamson

I read this quote the day before I started the Camino de Santiago de Compostella. They are words I needed to hear as I was anxious

grace in small things: 11.06

A soon-to-be sister-in-law who will be giving me a much needed haircut right before her wedding. A long chat with my brother always helps put my

grace in small things: 11.05

A creative idea for my business/calling cards popping into my head. The anticipation of new bed linens. Thank you baby Jesus for fitted sheets. A voicemail

grace in small things: 11.04

Sleeping in. Bacon is mighty tasty after sleeping in. Learning through grocery shopping. An open seat on the metro when my hands were full. A nice

grace in small things: Bulk frozen food fun...
grace in small things: 11.03

Little surprises. Like tanks and military regalia outside my apartment window this morning. Buying a duvet to keep me toasty. A house that smells like fresh-baked

words to live by. . .

"Let us, then, be up and doing,
With a heart for any fate;
Still achieving, still pursuing,
Learn to labor and to wait."
from "A Psalm of Life"
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

breaking it down. . .

past ramblings. . .