Gifts

The Gift of (Actually) Listening

The Gift of (Actually) Listening

** This post is part of a 14 day series. To read more of my “The Gift of…” posts, scroll to the bottom of this post for links. While out and about yesterday, I stood in the garbage bag and aluminum foil aisle near a […]

The Gift of Encouragement

The Gift of Encouragement

** This post is part of a 14-day series. To read more of my “The Gift of…” posts, scroll to the bottom of this post for links. In your day, you probably come across people who are a complete and total hot mess. People who […]

The Gift of Being Real

The Gift of Being Real

** This post is part of a 14 day series. To read more of my “The Gift of…” posts, scroll to the bottom of this post for links. I don’t get to visit her very often, but when I do, she’s ready with a really […]

The Gift of Three Things Unsaid

The Gift of Three Things Unsaid

** This post is part of a 14 day series. To read more of my “The Gift of…” posts, scroll to the bottom of this post for links. “The difference between a successful marriage and a mediocre one consists of leaving about three things a […]

The Gift of Routine

The Gift of Routine

** This post is part of a 14 day series. To read more of my “The Gift of…” posts, scroll to the bottom of this post for links. I am, and always have been, a morning person. These days, I wake at 5 a.m. and […]

The Gift of Mess

The Gift of Mess

** This post is part of a 14 day series. To read more of my “The Gift of…” posts, scroll to the bottom of this post for links. There is a hill by the closet door, built from winter boots of various sizes,  with a […]

The Gift of One of Those Days

The Gift of One of Those Days

** This post is part of a 14 day series. To read more of my “The Gift of…” posts, scroll to the bottom of this post for links. It was one of those days. You know the kind. Christmas choir concert. Then the Christmas Sunday […]