From Ann

Thanks to Ann Voskamp for posting this image of a banner I sent her. Follow Ann's work by selecting A Holy Experience from my Blogroll on the right. … [Read more...]

Practicing Gratitude

The hallmark of a truly “simple” life is gratitude.  “Gratitude is the heart of faith,” writes Mary Jo Leddy, author of Radical Gratitude.  In this vein, she relates a lovely prayer of gratitude the Jewish people pray every Passover as they celebrate the deliverance of the Hebrew people from Egypt.  … [Read more...]


This morning I got to package and mail banners to Finland, Canada, and Oregon. This afternoon I got to cut out and sew a banner for my friend in Vienna. She wanted hers to say "gnade" which means grace in German. This evening, while sitting at the hockey rink, watching Alyssa warm up before her … [Read more...]