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Because Breaking Can Be Beautiful

It’s that time of year again, where gratitude is in abundance as we’re reminded and inspired to count our blessings. But, do you ever feel like there’s only room to…

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Give Them A Listen: The Hunts

Think dreamy melodies and nostalgia, and you’ve got The Hunts’ catchy new single “Make This Leap.” Led by vocalists Josh and Jenni Hunt, these seven siblings from Chesapeake, Virginia, play…

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Hymn of Gratitude

I do not know why pears choose to ripen this time of year But I am grateful. I do not know how far the church bells carry or if they…

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Oh, To Be Brave

Knights, martyrs, soldiers, activists, and daredevils. Titles like these remind us of bravery. As a caricature, courage might look like a hunting, smoking, whiskey-swilling Hemingway. But what about the modern…

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Monthly Music Mix: On Gratitude

Both abundance and lack exist simultaneously in our lives, as parallel realities. It is always our conscious choice which secret garden we will tend… when we choose not to focus…

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Shame, You Can’t Stay

Shame is the intensely painful feeling that we are unworthy of love and belonging. —Brené Brown To experience shame is to be fully human; to at times feel inadequate, insufficient, inferior,…

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Myths and Meanings: Anxiety Resources

Anxiety is a mental health issue which informs, not defines, those struggling with it. There are many resources available to help those who have anxiety as a prominent feature in…

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Downsize: Pursuing The Intangible

With colder months ahead it’s only natural to start hoarding our belongings and stockpile what we deem necessities. It’s a season of safekeeping, bundling, and holding close. But, as I recently…

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Monthly Music Mix: Halloween Listenings

October is one of those months that is kind of famous due to its associations. Changing leaves, apple cider, caramel apples, hay rides, pumpkin patches, the color orange, candy corn,…

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Creating Your Own Reading Nook

 This post is sponsored by Target. Shop Home Decor for modern luxury made easy. It’s the time of year when many of us start romanticizing the chill breeze and crunch of leaves, a time to…