{don’t rush} our home is eternity.

"Every future benefit takes a present cost." These words were uttered by our 'finance guy' whom we meet with periodically. An effective phrase for a finance man, I imagine, the words have been bouncing around in my head for the value that they hold, for finances and beyond.Β From finances to work, from a creative life …


{saturday words}

  "All men and women are entrusted with the task of crafting their own life: in a certain sense, they are to make of it a work of art, a masterpiece." -John Paul II

{my life outdoors}

I am a far cry from an outdoorsy-niche blog, but I can't deny the role it plays in my life and what the great outdoors can offer for those willing to explore. Summers are short here in the Midwest and each year as winter yields to spring, I find myself making the same resolution: Spend …