.  .  .  .  .  .  . Let your heart be light .  .  .  .  .  .  . All I want for Christmas is a heart that’s light, a heart that lights— that transforms dark winter days into magical winter days. Who couldn’t use a warming up in the cold, a lighting up in the […]

The everyday is worth slowing down for. Magic is wrapped in the mundane: volunteer pumpkins + tomatoes growing in window boxes a tiny (pinky-nail tiny) feather wisping across the kitchen floor baby smiles and, don’t forget, baby giggles accidental, but so intentional seeming, eye contact The free, unplanned beauty that butts up against real, ordinary, […]

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . As a longtime Anne of Green Gables fan, having read the first four books in the Anne of… series to my crew of kids—with at least one of them admiring Anne’s spiritedness as much as I do—the beauty captured in […]

How to live beauty full: 1.Define beauty. Know it. Dictionary.com says beauty is: the quality present in a thing or person that gives intense pleasure or deep satisfaction to the mind, whether arising from sensory manifestations (as shape, color, sound, etc.), a meaningful design or pattern, or something else (as a personality in which high […]