Simplicity is a Light, Inviting You Back to Your Soul

Simplicity is a Light, Inviting You Back to Your Soul

Inside: This is a guest post by Lisa Avellan of Simple & Soul. It wasn’t about my stuff, it was only ever about my soul. All simplicity wants is to shine a light on my soul so my soul can shine too. I wasn’t a hoarder, but my home overflowed with “just in case stuff” and “someday stuff” and “when/if stuff”.  I didn’t rack up credit card debt on shopping sprees, but I relied on new clothes and accessories and Pinterest-ifying my home for a temporal sense of confidence.  I […]

My Kitchen: the healing, beckoning heart of our home

My Kitchen: the healing, beckoning heart of our home

For the past two decades I have chopped, sautéed and soaked my way around cultural food preferences, food allergies, and food anxiety. I have negotiated with teens sometimes frustrated by my real-food standards. Non-compliant food budgets have been wrangled into submission and I have relaxed at table, organic coffee in hand, delightedly crafting menu plans. Yet the time and energy poured out in my Whole Food Kitchen have been about far more than simply nourishing bodies. It is here that I have learned about soul care; about grieving and playing […]