Deb Walters is a spiritual director and Enneagram facilitator who also just so happens to be a dear friend of ours. When Steph and I thought about people we wanted to interview for the Collective Series, Deb’s name came to mind right away. She is both wise and thoughtful especially when it comes to her … Continue reading The Collective Series: Deb Walters
I learned about Sashiko in Katrina Rodabaugh’s book Mending Matters: Stitch, Patch, and Repair Your Favorite Denim & More where she teaches the art of visible mending and explains how mending leads to a more mindful relationship with fashion. I was captivated by the beautiful patches on her jeans using only denim and white thread. … Continue reading Slow Stitches
I’ve heard a lot of talk recently about the exact date people give up on their new year’s resolutions. It’s sometime between January 12th and the 18th. Already?! It hasn’t even been a month. Why do we make these grand plans to change and yet we can’t even carry through for a couple weeks? I … Continue reading Our Habits and Simple Living
Stephanie Ouellette loves thought provoking design, cooking for people with allergies or food aversions. She lives in Sarnia, Ontario with her husband and two busy little boys. She is a photographer and Made Collective’s creative visionary. What started you on a simple and thoughtful journey? My journey started at a very young age and was … Continue reading The Collective Series: Stephanie Ouellette
love definition: unselfish loyal and benevolent concern for the good of another. The true light that gives light to everyone was coming into the world. He was in the world, and though the world was made through him, the world did not recognize him. He came to that which was his own, but his own … Continue reading Advent: Love
faith definition: belief that is not based on proof. We practice letting go of control, we believe, we continue to move forward on the sometimes dark path.