Category Archives: Lisa

Be Unplugged!

Be Unplugged! Can you do it? Continue reading

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How Lovely the Silence of Growing Things

I am more myself in my garden than anywhere else.  Its the place I feel most grounded. It is my happy place, my church.

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It’s the Little Things

I need to call Mom! I want to be the mom who has kids, that when they mess up, never think “mom’s gonna kill me”. I want their first thought to be “I need to call my mom”.  Where did … Continue reading

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Time – Lisa

Where does the time go? So often when I look back at days, weeks, months…or years, it feels like I just put my head down and plowed through my life. Accomplishing tasks. Meeting needs. Moving kids from point A to … Continue reading

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Cooking – Lisa

In my mind, cooking equals love. The thinking goes this way… If I love you, I take care of you. If I take care of you, I want you to be healthy. If I want you to be healthy, I … Continue reading

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Divorce – Lisa

I recently read the book “All About Love” and connected with the author, bell hooks, when she said that “Women believe it is a sign of commitment, an expression of love, to endure unkindness or cruelty, to forgive and forget”. … Continue reading

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Favorite Drink – Lisa

You might think that I have a touch of bi-polar with this one. You see, I definitely have a morning drink and an evening drink…and these two are at the opposite end of the beverage spectrum.

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Do Your Actions Match Your Words? – Lisa

They DO. But…I’m very careful about what I say out loud. There’s a certain power that dreams–shared and spoken aloud–have in my life. A few of my biggies have been completing my master’s degree, adopting my kids, running a marathon. … Continue reading

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Gratitude List – Lisa

A gratitude list implies that I have numerous things to be thankful for… Health Family Faith Home Career Education Affluence Friends

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Color me green

When I was a kid, mom decorated my bedroom in pumpkin orange, mustard yellow, and avocado green. (I’m just gonna say it…I hated these colors!) There were lollipops painted in these colors with a ribbon on the sticks that made … Continue reading

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Biggest Pet Peeve – Lisa

I used to be so proud of myself. When others would tell about vegging in front of the tv or watching a movie marathon all weekend, I would feel the smug self-satisfaction of accomplishment. I prided myself on creating artsy … Continue reading

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Conquering Fear – Lisa

I hate the feeling of falling.  The gentle decent of a Ferris wheel is a one. Jumping off a bridge with friends into the rushing water of the river below is an eight. Falling out of an airplane at 14,000 … Continue reading

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