Writing on the wall of life…that I was here. I came, gave, and loved with gratitude and joy and left it a better place. ~Topaz
Surviving the loss of a loved one is one of the most difficult things in life we have to learn to navigate. We must learn to live a new normal when someone we love dies.
I'm the queen of never having enough time. It makes me feel like a pretty sucky friend sometimes, too. In my defense, I have a lot on my plate. That, along with the health issues
I'm sitting there listening to this when I realize I had been through, not one, but ever single thing on her list...in the last eighteen months. Every. Single. Thing. It was a wonder I was still standing, but I was. And I was doing fine. And that is the part I remember the most about that time in my life.
Oh, have we been busy. On top of everything else we’ve had going on this past year, we have been working on a pretty big project...a brand new line of jewelry. There were many late
This time last year the boys and I were headed to the beach to stay for a long weekend. I feel like I have lived five lifetimes since then. Since this picture...
This didn't just happen to a race. It happened to our community. To our friends and neighbors. It happened to our brothers and sisters in Christ. It happened to all of us, and we are all devastated. All of our hearts are bleeding today for these families, and they all bleed red. We all have the same color blood.
Those days where we think we are just getting by, just existing, and barely at that, we have it ALL wrong. I had an interesting conversation with a friend of mine the other day, and we had a breakthrough moment. We need to change what we are saying to this...
After you finish the living room challenge, break out the wine, cheese, and crackers, and have some great conversation or play games with your people in your beautiful, new space. Enjoy!
Growing Food in Your Kitchen - My Little Hydroponics Experiment: Growing food in your kitchen is so easy. What a fun thing for kids to do over the summer! And it’s a blast to watch it grow! It’s like getting mail every day…good mail..not the yucky bill kind of mail...but the good kind. Also, read on for a little update about some amazing inspiration coming soon!
52 Things: A Simple Way to Create a Beautiful Space - Bathroom Declutter Challenge for May - Declutter the bathroom with a few simple steps, and let's pretty it up. Then take yourself a nice, long bath in your new and beautiful space.
30 Day Kitchen Declutter Challenge - 52 Things: A Simple Way to Create a Beautiful Space: The kitchen is the heart of the home. Take this 30 day challenge and see what a difference it makes. Come see what I just purchased to make working in the kitchen so much easier. I am loving these.
Welcome to The Art of a Beautiful Life!
This inspirational blog is about creating art with our lives and living a beautiful life…even if our life is a hot mess. No matter what your life looks like right now, a beautiful life could be just on the other side waiting for you. Even in the midst of a messy life, we have a beautiful life waiting to be discovered. It is about the way we choose to live life, the attitudes we choose, the reframing we do of our stories, the way we challenge ourselves to be who we were created to be…AMAZING.
A beautiful life is a way of living, a way of seeing, a way of believing. It is about letting our light shine. As you find yourself discovering this art, you will begin to see and live life differently. Your life becomes what you do. Each day. Life is a special gift, not to be wasted, but to be lived fully. Fully alive. Fully awake.
I am writing on the wall of life that I was here. I came, gave, and loved with gratitude and joy and left it a better place.
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