Five Free/ Cheap Ways to Give this Holiday Season

Every year, when the holidays roll around, I find myself caught up in a number of feelings.  First, I feel excitement at remembering the joy of the season, the delight of making hand-crafted gifts, the rush of giving thoughtful presents and presence, and the excitement of remembering my favorite songs, foods, and traditions.  I also…

Finding Peace Inside & Out

Often times, when we contemplate “world peace,” we think about beauty queens attempting to articulate their deepest hopes and dreams for a live audience and panel of judges; we think of a cessation of war; we think of justice and equality; we think of quiet leisure and stillness. Though peace comes up around holiday times, in…