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Spreading Seeds

of wholehearted, faith-filled,
gonna-get-dirty living.

Welcome to A Dandelion Life

A dandelion may look like a weed to most people, but these tenacious golden flowers represent a great deal more than they appear to.

LIVE WELL

Natural food, natural cleaning, natural living

LIVE WHOLEHEARTED

Inspiration for living, remembering who we are, discovering purpose

REAL LIFE

Raising a child on the Autism spectrum, juggling work and family, organizing for real people

SPREADING SEEDS

Writing, blogging, teaching, reading

Finding Balance in an Unbalanced Life

Finding Balance in an Unbalanced Life

I was listening to Graham Cooke do a Q&A on his website, and he said something that kind of struck me.  He said that he doesn’t really believe in balance, especially when it comes to walking with God.  Balance seems to be such a huge thing in our world today - how do...

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A Thing Called Hope

A Thing Called Hope

Some people call it coincidence or karma. But it’s uncanny how God answers me in song…  Worship is in the fiber of my being.  My bones resonate with the harmonies of half-sung songs, lifted up in the darkest times and shouted from the mountaintops.   And lately, it’s...

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Life is Tangled

Life is Tangled

I think it’s more like a big knotted ball of yarn. I think the tendency is to see life as one long path.  But really, I think it’s more like a big knotted ball of yarn with paths that criss-cross and tangle and wind from one part to another.  One day you think you’re...

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The Myth of Perfection

The Myth of Perfection

Disclaimer: I’m not perfect.   There’s a whole lot that I’m not so good at. Maybe you’re as woefully aware of that as I am.  It’s okay if you are. But hey, if we’re honest, none of us are perfect.   Yeah, I know that the perfectly staged and (I’ll admit) beautiful...

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The Honest Truth About Life

The Honest Truth About Life

Some days are full of shadows and dust. I don’t know about you, but I have a tendency to think about all the things that could go wrong or that aren’t exactly the way I want them to be.  I get stuck in melancholy, and I sink down into the mire of my own mind.  Even if...

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