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7 Quick Takes #2: Being here and there and away from the norm

Linking up with Jen today.

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It’s been a rather quiet few weeks over here at SMB. So where have I been?

Antigua, Guatemala

In Guatemala!

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It’s a blessing to be in a warm locale, spending time meeting the students helped by our programs and dusting off my rusty Spanish. I’m grateful for it. It’s a major perk of my job, this travel to find inspiration for going out. For in going out to tell others and inspire generosity of heart, the fire must first be lit in me. Continue reading


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Starting a New Routine

Starting a new routine
My alarm buzzed 5:01 am an I grumpily rolled over, hit the snooze and pulled the covers off – thinking, maybe, just maybe if I was no longer cozy it would force me to get up.  It didn’t.

This silly game with myself went on for nearly 5 weeks before my feet hit the floor, I successfully managed to locate (and put on, mind you) workout clothes and make it out the door of my bedroom.  A few of those days I even managed to get up and change clothes before the magnetic pull of the bed drew me back in.  Continue reading