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  • be

    balancing the everyday

    happy monday, out there. a good weekend was had by all, i hope. mine was a combination of a fun, party-like atmosphere to a cozy, quiet time at home to a busy, goal-focused afternoon. so,…

    8 Sep 2014
  • be

    who i am & what i do.

    “how can i accept a limited definable self, when i feel, in me, all possibilities?” -anaïs nin who i am is not what i do. it is so much deeper than that. it is…

    12 Aug 2013
  • in the wild

    full of archipelago love.

    oh, how i’ve missed y’all! but, the time away was absolutely perfect. sweden delivered perfect summer weather the entire week that we were in the archipelago. we were surrounded by friends & family, which…

    14 Jul 2013
  • in the wild sweden

    nature’s pace.

    adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience. – ralph waldo emerson breathe in peace and love, my friends. and just be.…

    9 Jul 2013
  • in the wild sweden

    time to go into the wild.

    hi friends, near and far! it’s down to the wire now. there’s not that much time left before the big move, and the time that is left, i’m gonna be a little sporadic here…

    6 Jul 2013
  • the sacred everyday

    things are really rolling now.

    first of all, let’s take care of business. i put all of your names in a little bag (those of you who commented), and my love drew out the winning name… congratulations, nicole! our…

    1 Jul 2013
  • in the wild

    green is the new black.

    everybody’s into going green these days. and that’s a good thing. our earth is a beautiful place to live, and somehow, we’ve got to get a handle on learning how to take better care…

    11 Jun 2013
  • in the wild

    the beginnings of the endings.

    last night was the last friday night i worked with my teenagers. of course, my job continues until the middle of july, and i will keep working with my teenagers at 2 different camps…

    18 May 2013
  • be

    “a mind is a terrible thing to waste.”

    hi friends! can you believe that may is halfway over?! azy-cra! and now i’ve made it halfway through the may photo journey of self-discovery. and you know what i have discovered about myself so…

    16 May 2013
  • in the wild

    six senses monday.

    hello, monday. hello, friends. you know, when mondays are your day off, it doesn’t feel like such a bad day. on the other hand, when you are going to work at 5pm on a…

    22 Apr 2013
  • the sacred everyday

    living life in a bubble.

    good sunday morning, friends! in sweden, the sun is shining for the second day in a row. but, spring is still slowly trying to make itself known. i must admit, i am longing for…

    21 Apr 2013
  • culture

    speaking of peace…

    so, i had a little to say this morning about peace and how we try to create a world of peace in the midst of the violence that we find everywhere. and, for me,…

    19 Apr 2013
  • the sacred everyday

    my monday mind dump.

    mondays are my day off. they are the days that i try to do the things that come from my soul. i can write some on mondays. i can veg out some on mondays,…

    18 Mar 2013
  • be

    trying to balance it all out.

    i’m a libra. not that i’m into astrology. but, i know what sign i am, and i’ve read a few times in life the “characteristics” of a libra. and it sounds exactly like me.…

    11 Mar 2013
  • be norrköping

    i choose to inhabit my days.

    ok. truth time. it’s monday. it’s cold. but the sun is shining. and i am weary. not tired or sleepy. but weary. mentally. march has barely started, and i’m feeling uneasy & anxious. i…

    4 Mar 2013
  • in the wild

    just one thing before i say goodnight.

    i started reading a book this morning. i just picked it up, randomly, from the bottom of the book pile beside my bed, and began devouring the words. i was immediately touched and inspired.…

    12 Feb 2013
  • asheville travel

    big big big news. i mean b. i. g.

    i don’t know how to begin this blog. i’ve got news. BIG NEWS. HUGE NEWS. my heart is fluttering in my chest as these words appear on my screen. my breath is shallow. my…

    10 Feb 2013
  • life

    pinch me. i’m an ex-pat.

    some days i’m just overwhelmed by the life that i lead. i had dreams, and i chased them, and i guess that’s how i ended up here. but, you know, it didn’t happen overnight.…

    29 Jan 2013
  • life

    a little bit of everyday life.

    happy saturday, my friends. i don’t have that much to say right now… or perhaps i do, but my words are reserved for another purpose. but, i thought i’d just post a little pic…

    19 Jan 2013
  • life

    i should be sleeping.

    jetlag has taken over my mind & my body. i can’t think straight. i should be sleeping, but i’m not. i’m exhausted, but still awake. there is so much in my head. everything feels…

    13 Jan 2013
  • in the wild

    it’s all so surreal.

    wake up in one bed, in one country. go to bed in another. it all happens so  fast, and yet it also seems to take forever. it’s so crazy to think about being on…

    12 Jan 2013
  • asheville north carolina stockholm

    carolina in my mind.

    it’s time!! today we begin our journey home to north carolina to celebrate the holidays with my family! i can’t believe that the day is here! though the time has passed quite quickly, i…

    16 Dec 2012
  • gatherings

    it was just an ordinary meal.

    last night lina & i sat at our dinner table at home. it was a regular dinner on a regular thursday. but, something fabulous happened. we had some candles lit on the table with…

    7 Dec 2012
  • gatherings

    one intensively awesome weekend.

    friday. saturday. sunday. first weekend in december… check. cooking. baking. snow. the theater. family visitors. friends. open house. thanksgiving. more snow. christmas market. church. work. advent. christmas market. thanksgiving again. candles. sunday night collapse on…

    3 Dec 2012
  • 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…

    27 Nov 2012
  • the sacred everyday

    winding down.

    it’s late sunday night. well, not so late. but late enough. or perhaps i’m just tired. i’m feeling mellow. chill. good. it’s been a fairly busy weekend, what with being at work every day.…

    25 Nov 2012
  • culture meditation

    what gets me through.

    there is some bad stuff out there. stuff that hurts. that’s confusing. that’s scary. stuff that’s painful. and heartbreaking. and it’s hard to get through it all sometimes. there are questions and thoughts rolling around…

    14 Nov 2012
  • culture

    my local heroes.

    before i’m off to bed, i needed to write down something rolling around in my head… after working tonight and being in the presence of some wonderful people, i just felt compelled to mention…

    10 Nov 2012
  • in the wild stockholm

    njut av november.

    this month is looking good! CD release party. woo hoo. road trip to skåne (southern sweden) for a traditional family goose dinner. my love & i loooove skåne! a pop over to denmark on the…

    1 Nov 2012
  • be

    i’ll pencil you in.

    one down and two to go. days of work, that is. tonight i met with the youth. it went well, though many of them were out of town/busy. still the ones that were there…

    12 Oct 2012
  • in the wild

    sunrises are the best.

    it’s early sunday morning, the apartment is quiet, and i’m ready to preach another sermon in swedish today. freaky, but amazing at the same time. feels like the whole world is still asleep. that…

    16 Sep 2012
  • ireland

    you thought i’d forgotten? no way.

    some time may have passed since my last photo a day post, but i’m still going strong. oh yeah. it’s just that september started & i was in ireland… and then, i did all…

    12 Sep 2012
  • culture in the wild lbgtqai+

    sunday night stuff.

    hey hey! it’s 9pm and completely dark outside. yes, fall is on its way. no more swedish summer sun at 11:30 at night. tonight we’re sitting on the bed, each staring at our computer…

    26 Aug 2012
  • culture

    freedom.

    “I will not die an unlived life. I will not live in fear of falling or catching fire. I choose to inhabit my days, to allow my living to open me, to make me…

    24 Aug 2012