An Intentional Life

practicing the art of simplicity, choosing joy,breathing deep and great big love

What is in Your Hand?

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The question “What is in your hand?” may be one of the most important questions we answer. Daily we are challenged to be our best, give our all and make the world a better place. But, what happens we when fall short?God came to Moses in the middle of the desert and asks of him something […]

3 Reasons Facing Fear Will Make You Brave

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Fear paralyzes us, keeps us stuck and steals from us the opportunity to color outside the lines and experience a life without limits. When children first learn to walk, they are not worried about doing it wrong. Innately we are brave and curious beings. No one has to tell a child how to walk. They […]

7 Simple Ways To Say “No”

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Do you have difficulty saying no? Do you feel you must say yes to others at the expense of your own peace of mind? You are not alone. For many years I was not good at saying no. I didn’t  want to hurt anyone’s feelings. I would find myself saying yes to someone else and short […]

Tiny House Love & Holding On

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 I am in love with tiny houses. Adorable, efficient, beautiful and of course tiny, these little dwellings are part of a movement  in which people are making the intentional choice to live in a smaller space. Big is not always better, and more and more people are beginning to realize it is possible to experience more […]

7 Keys to Keeping Romance Alive

Keeping romance alive in marriage takes commitment and intention if it is to remain healthy and vibrant. Neglect it and weeds will grow, take root and choke out the goodness of your life together.   My hubby and I have been married for 33 years. If votes were to be taken at the onset, we would […]