bread

baking bread the other day, i paused to take this picture, knowing words would follow...something about returning to the practice of baking bread struck me.  i felt connected to the cups of flour, to the bread-in-the-making, to life.  i thought about always returning to these elemental bits of measurement.  i saw life reflected in this [...]

:: noticing the moments ::

taking some time to reflect upon my week... ::  my daughter watering the garden one morning this week...winter coat {unnecessary, mind you}, my rain boots, jammies ::  the way my son and daughter held hands in the grocery store during this week's trip...melted my heart ::  cancer...so many of us know someone facing this challenge...it's [...]

bread

sometimes there's not much you can do except take a deep breath, feed the children, wash the dishes, and bake some fresh bread. mix ingredients.  knead ingredients.  bake ingredients.  
it's quite simple. it just requires time...time to mix, time to rise, time to bake, time to enjoy. a little metaphor for life perhaps.  i'm going to [...]