12 Tiny Things Book!

12 Tiny Things is available for pre-order! Help us spread the word! 12 Tiny Things has been an intentional community for almost three years now. Heidi Barr and I started it by asking the question: What is enough? As in, what is just the right amount? It moved into an intentional living practice of embracing […]

Tiny Things as Spiritual Practice

Heidi and I have been engaging in tiny things for 2.5 years now. It has become part of my spiritual practice. It builds attention, devotion, intention and repetition into my days in a way that grows things like gratitude and astonishment. This Lent, my church community is trying on tiny things as a daily spiritual […]

Cultivating Curiosity: January 12 Tiny Things

In January over at 12 Tiny Things, we cultivated curiosity together. I absolutely loved this focus for my month. I noticed how the posturing of my curiosity felt warm and open. It was seeking but not lunging, reaching but not clinging. I felt grounded and growing simultaneously. It felt playful, tender, exciting and good. What […]

12 Tiny Things 2020: Cultivate

I am pleased beyond measure to say that 12 Tiny Things is entering its third year of existence. Year one, we focused on a different area of our lives and being each month. Last year, each month had a different verb of focus. This year, we are cultivating twelve different traits in our lives. In […]

12 Tiny Things #LEARN

In the month of September, because I still get excited for school supply season, the Twelve Tiny Things community focused on the verb LEARN. We will be exploring the verb EAT in October. Please join us!  I identify as a learner. I’ve always loved school and generally strive to stretch myself, grow and evolve as […]

2019- Root to Rise

12 Tiny Things has been such a gift. It surprised me again and again throughout 2018. Month in and month out I invested in the theme and playfully experimented with some tiny things. I learned so much about myself. I benefitted deeply from the presence and insights of the growing 12 Tiny Things community. Little […]

Growing Gratitude #12TinyThings

November is as good of a time as any to choose gratitude. Here are tiny ideas to grow gratitude in your daily life. Choose one or a combination of a few that sounds appealing to you and try to implement it this month: Put a journal on your nightstand. Either first thing in the morning […]