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memoir

create + inspire

a book in a month: i’m doing it!

dear friends + family, i’ve set out on a month long journey to complete my book (temporarily named “From Death to Life: How I Found Inner Peace”) by the end of may!! it is with super sweaty palms + a fluttering heart that i…

3 May 2015
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writing my memoir: researching myself

i’m doing it. i am making it happen. that book of mine… preparations are underway. i’m all alone this evening, so i am making the most of my time. and i am loving every minute of it. and i am telling you about it…

18 Nov 2014
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the single most important thing.

“the most important thing is to find out what the most important thing is” wrote shunryu suzuki in his book zen mind, beginner’s mind. that’s your assignment for the next three weeks. do whatever it takes to find our beyond any doubt what the…

23 Sep 2013
culture

july’s adventures. part 1: eat, pray, love.

you may or may not know that i believe that elizabeth gilbert and i would be great friends if we met. here’s why: it was christmas/new years holidays in 2007, and my mom heard about a book that was becoming popular, so she read…

5 Jul 2013
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the next chapter from my memoir: 33 changed everything.

my husband closed the door behind him and i was standing in our, in my, home… alone. it was the beginning of august in 2007, and it was as if the slate had been wiped completely clean. i was almost 33 years old and…

19 Mar 2013
be in the wild

i’m rested and i’m ready.

it’s been a long time. too long. i have neglected my “from death to peace” story for many reasons. lack of time, lack of inspiration, the holidays, etc. well, perhaps it’s actually lack of priorities. but, i am back now (yay!) & ready to…

7 Feb 2013
lists

top ten tuesday.

introducing… liz’s top ten things she should be doing: 1. writing my next blog post (or 2 or 3) for from death to peace (my memoir) 2. writing a proposal for work 3. creating my own december photo a day challenge 4. completing &…

27 Nov 2012
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someone special in sweden.

our boat docked at the harbor, we disembarked, and were greeted by new, smiling, swedish faces and a cold, chilly swedish summer rain. everything happened more quickly than i could process it. we crammed ourselves & our luggage into the backseats of a couple…

8 Nov 2012
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get out of the boat.

summer 2007 denmark: the plane touched down. five excited, never-been-to-europe-before university students, a fellow minister, and i found our way through customs, got our passports stamped, saw a smiling & familiar (to me) face holding a “scandinavian caravan” sign at the arrival gate ,…

2 Nov 2012