She gives a voice to the ideas that swirl around my mind and reminds me what we believe and why we believe it. Reading her words, I feel seen, known and loved. And as always, von Hildebrand does this in an effortless, approachable, conversational style.
In the Margins of Motherhood / A Review of Create Anyway
There are few books I have read on creativity that are so absolutely satisfying, personal, and broadly practically applicable as Create Anyway: The Joy of Pursuing Creativity in the Margins of Motherhood.
Are You My Mother?
A mother has the power to teach, kneeling down in the dirt, absorbed in the moment and yet aware of her surroundings.
Artist, Be Generous
Be open. Put yourself out there. Be generous.
What would have happened if these players were focused only on building an audience for one?
Story into Song with Opera Modesto
Designing Curriculum for Opera Modesto’s Story into Song There is a lifestyle in which one is hired at age 24 or 25 and works there until retirement. I know this life exists, but I do not think it exists for my husband or me. Instead, we began growing our family, and with each addition, aContinue reading “Story into Song with Opera Modesto”
And so, by Easter, their school days shifted, but rather than embrace the chaos of an unstructured summer, we began the beauty of Spring School.
Make Your Soul Sing
The projects that surprise and delight you are the surest ways to build the creative career you desire. It may be a slow and steady build, and it may not be the primary way you pay the bills, but if it makes your soul sing, you’ve got a sure sign to keep going.
Vendor for a Day at Vintage at the Yard
The goal wasn’t to make millions. It was to rehome these things that deserve a better life than a life of storage, to be loved for the little treasures they are.
Something old and something new
We curate the mind, old with the new, traditional with innovation, for a worldview that is fuller and more complete, and therefore more whole and more beautiful.
What Kind of Book is A Little More Beautiful?
No publisher would take it. So she began her own publishing company. Sarah Mackenzie, who founded and runs Read-Aloud Revival, an expert in what makes a picture book a work of art, is now a published author. A Little More Beautiful began arriving at houses in March.