My Life as a Canvas

“Embracing colour and dimension feels brave. I’ve been too focused, too busy, for such silliness.” By Angela Doell | Twitter: @adoell We’re just days into 2013 and the new year sits in front of us like a cup of freshly brewed coffee–full of delicious promise. Most of these past few weeks I’ve risen early to sit with God […]

Longing for Home

“Amidst all the busyness and to-dos, my heart leans toward simple togetherness.” By Angela Doell | Twitter: @adoell Christmas is days away and I’m longing for home. It’s December and my soul sings a little on those rare evenings when our whole family gathers under one roof.  Two extra-tall teenagers and their equally tall parents sharing a loveseat […]

Beauty Tips for the Soul

“I want an inner beauty makeover.” By Angela Doell | Twitter: @adoell When it comes to beauty, I’m a low-maintenance girl. Please don’t think less of me, but the following statements are all true: My morning makeup routine usually involves touching up what’s left over on my face from the night before. My favourite new beauty product is […]

On Shampoo + Broken Hearts + God’s Perfect Timing

“My heart wanted desperately to contract, and instead God asked it to expand that day.”  By Angela Doell | Twitter: @adoell It was a warm September morning, the air fragrant with overripe blackberries and ocean. My children were a few days into a new school year and so I had dropped them off and driven to a spa […]

The Art of Distraction

“Shift your focus, stop striving for a minute and rest in the goodness that is already yours.”  By Angela Doell | Twitter: @adoell If there’s anything that’s ever been a sure-fire way to push my Crazy Button as a mother, it’s whining. At the risk of sounding like a meanie mom, I’ll admit that I have zero tolerance […]