Category Archives: Inspiration

That is brave

When I started this choosing butterflies journey, I had no idea how many other people were choosing butterflies too, just calling it something else. After Storyline, I realized just how many people talk and write about being brave. I was … Continue reading

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A bittersweet new chapter

My friend who lives the closest has become my friend who lives furthest away. We went from living in buildings next to each other, to living in opposite hemispheres. Nina and I met at a home church. We had the … Continue reading

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Sentences and Exclamation Points

A few years ago, we threw a surprise birthday party for my mom. The plan was for her to stop by my cousin’s house (where the real party was) to pick something up on a way to a (fake) baby shower. … Continue reading

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The honeymoon is over

For my blog and I, that is. For those first few months, it was easy. We had so much to talk about. Those other experienced bloggers who talk about how hard it is to keep a blog going? Who say … Continue reading

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90 days later

It’s been 90 days since I went to Storyline in San Diego. About 88 days ago, I wrote a blog post to read today – three months after the conference. I wanted to remind myself of what I felt leaving Storyline, … Continue reading

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Mind. Blown.

There will be moments – big moments – in life when you realize that you’re in over your head. But those are precisely the moments where you do not pack your bags and go home. No. Those are the moments when … Continue reading

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Starts

I’ve been thinking about “starts” a lot lately. For the first 25 or so years of our life, we have to start things. Start school, start university/college, start a part-time job, start a “grown up” job. We’re more or less forced … Continue reading

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Redefining a beautiful picture

This past weekend, I went to a friends’ book club. Generally, I’m not great at book clubs. But in this case, I had already read the book and it really transformed the way I approach life. I was eager to … Continue reading

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Never fear those mountains

I’ve heard this song a million times. I love all the lyrics, but these are my favourite. I hope you never fear those mountains in the distance, Never settle for the path of least resistance Livin’ might mean takin’ chances … Continue reading

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The theme of my life is…

I’m working through the Storyline workbook. And because I’m me, I read ahead. At the end of the second module, I see this: The theme of my LIFE? Those are big words! That’s crazy daunting. How do I sum up … Continue reading

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