once upon a time there was a girl who had it all…or at least she thought she did.

a beautiful house furnished with pottery barn, a cool car, two darling daughters, and an exciting art and design career traveling the world.

with it came, a house keeper, a stack of bills, a nanny, and lots of frequent flyer miles.

what the girl didn’t know was life was about to change….and when it did,  it changed A LOT!

at first it was hard…really hard, in fact it broke her for a bit.  and some days are still hard, but most days are lived creatively.

now the girl wipes away gluten free toast crumbs from the counter while she home schools her very creative, energetic, and talented children in a very lived in house.  she drives a 1987 volkswagon vanagon across town, to and from, and all around.   she adores…like literally adores, her (now four) darling daughters.  she humbly tinkers in her quiet and dusty little home studio from time to time.

and with this comes, a home, a paid in full mode of transportation, a flock, and freedom.

with this comes…the little moments, the invaluable ones.  the moments that simply can not be replaced by anything material. the challenges, tears, pain and struggle. the victories, laughter, joy and accomplishment. with this comes the satisfaction that she has created and belongs to the greatest organization established…the family.

with this comes…peace.

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so girl, don’t forget to stop and be open to change…it may just surprise you how delightful it is!