The Clues Were There

If I’d met you when you were three, what would I have been able to predict about your future loves and passions? Because the clues were likely there.

I’m a big believer that we are most ourselves in elementary school and the young years, and that, sadly, we then often go off in directions of people pleasing, familial expectations, and “shoulds” and thus move away from what we were made to do.

My own theology includes the idea that we were each prepared with good works to do,

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2011 was the year I first did… several things!

I love thinking, each year, about what I did in the past year that I had never done before. And I’d love to hear from readers on this! What did you do this year? Wow us!

Here are some of mine (in a list that is, by virtue of the fact that it’s my list, ridiculously self-focused):



  • Became a grandmother
  • Started SPACIOUS
  • Wrote a book
  • Wrote two more drafts of the book
  • Developed a website
  • Met lots of you
  • Hosted multiple SPACIOUS events
  • Met lots of new people in general (including my granddaughter,

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