My Ink Dance

Discovering Extraordinary Grace in an Ordinary Life

10 Hidden Joys

I started the year full of anticipation, ready to see what my word of the year brought. January is like that, full of hope and dreams. When I chose JOY I didn’t know what it would look like. Grace was full of deep heart learning and somehow I thought JOY would be, well, more joyful. […]

My Word-of-the-Year (And Why You Need One Too)

While it took me a little time to jump on the Word-0f-the-Year bandwagon, I’m so glad I did. Last year, I chose grace. I needed it. For me. It was that simple. And it made such a difference. I’m still holding tight to grace this year, and I’m choosing a new word for 2017. It’s […]

I Choose Joy

My extended family has faced some hard things recently. Not so hard that it elicits sympathy on every facebook feed, but hard enough that you feel alone and like you don’t know where to turn.  Loving someone with Mental Illness has a way of doing that. Leaving you in a place just isolated enough that you […]