• A friend was saying how she cannot seem to plan anymore since her Dad passed away. I remember having the same feeling when my son was killed. I struggled with, “What’s the point, obviously life will just do what it wants.” I

  • (First appearing in Meditate Like A Girl) We’ve always done lots of hiking as a family here in beautiful West Michigan. Every time out we see something fascinating.  I love that nature gives us moments to pause. Moments to celebrate.

  • As I found out, grief and loss touch us all. So although this is a blog on simplicity, I want to share some of the resources that helped me through my grief when I lost my 18 year old son in 2011. First, to say that I am not through grief. It