No matter how something begins, or what happens in the middle, it’s the punctuation on the end that changes everything. Let’s put an exclamation point on this year and end it well, shall we?! Praise the Lord for the thrill of hope this final month of the year brings. I’ve started my own PowerSheets and…

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“If a year was tucked inside of a clock, then autumn would be the magic hour.” – Victoria Erickson Well, friends. We’ve made it through 10 months of a wild year. The falling leaves remind us that, as everything seeps back into the cold earth for winter, there’s something happening beneath the surface: spring is…

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“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” ― L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables Hello, October! The leaves on our sugar maples are turning brilliant crimson and it’s a big month around here as we launch the 2021 PowerSheets Collection in 8 days. It has been quite a year at…

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Ah, September. I’m glad you’re here. The breezes tasteOf apple peel.The air is fullOf smells to feel-Ripe fruit, old footballs,Burning brush,New books, erasers,Chalk, and such.The bee, his hive,Well-honeyed hum,And Mother cutsChrysanthemums.Like plates washed cleanWith suds, the daysAre polished withA morning haze.– “September” by John Updike As the weather cools and the tea warms up, I’ll…

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Feel like your brain is on overdrive lately? As my friend Jennie shared, a lot of everyday decisions have turned into weighty decisions. We’ve had a lot on our minds this year—more than I think we realize. It’s no wonder we’re tired from decision fatigue! Maybe it’s a good time to reset our expectations. Consider…

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