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Cuppa reads

I hope you’re having a good weekend, friends. After our big launch (which was months in the making, believe me!), by the time you’re reading this, we’re now settling in to a new country for a few days, followed soon after by a brand new continent for the trip. Internet being somewhat unreliable, the best (read more…)

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Finding your map and paddling upstream

Early mornings in the quiet that can only happen when I rise early before the chattering masses—these give me my best thinking hours. No screens until after lunchtime for the kiddos make for a much healthier, happier clan. Living with only one (old) car helps us afford to travel. Getting out of debt means we (read more…)

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The Art of Simple Podcast, episode 77 with Tsh Oxenreider and Emily Freeman

#77: Coffee in my soul

Woohoo—a new podcast episode! In this first one of the year, I’m talking with my dear friend Emily Freeman of Chatting at the Sky and Hopeologie. Listen in as we talk about artists who are influencing us right now, writing and books (of course), and a new segment with the brilliant title, What’s Making Us (read more…)

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A surprising thing that creates the best kind of freedom

I’m motivated by autonomy. Do a little reading about INTJs, my Myers-Briggs type, and you’ll see that we’re really big on autonomy—not being told what to do, having plenty of wiggle room to exercise our freedom, thinking outside the box a bit. Being the boss of us. (We’re not always the best employees.) There’s a (read more…)

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Cuppa reads (the spruced-up, dusted off weekend links)

You guys were incredibly encouraging in the comments section of Thursday’s post. So much solidarity for old-school blogging! I knew you were the best readers on the Internet for some reason. Thanks for your verbal fistbumps. (And even if you didn’t comment, thanks just for reading—that means just as much. Really.) As I mentioned in (read more…)

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