Wanderer Life

  • St. Dymphna: The Most Helpful Saint for 2020

    As the global pandemic progress, we face more uncertainties and anxieties: parents wondering how to go to work and educate their children virtually, having to stay at home for long periods of time, and the ever-present concern of actually contracting the virus. 

    Contemplating St. Dymphna’s life and asking for her intercession can help us surrender ourselves to God and find the courage to forge ahead, even in the midst of anxiety and depression.

  • How to Embrace Adversity with Courage

    How to Embrace Adversity with Courage Life is full of ups and downs… from small things in our day to day lives that pose moments of inconvenience o...
  • Hygge and Holy All Year Long 

    When we think of the Danish concept of comfort, coziness, and relaxed living -- called hygge -- we may initially associate it with winter.

    But we don’t have to wait until winter to enjoy this cozy, authentic way of living and all its spiritual fruits.

    The truth is that living a hygge lifestyle and the holiness it can encourage isn’t a seasonal thing -- in fact, it’s something we can embrace all year long. Learn more

  • How to Pray the Rosary

    When this happens, and you emerge from the other side of the Rosary prayer, you'll be on your way to unlocking some potential you may have thought you never had.
  • Memento Mori & Living Intentionally

    How would you live today if you knew you were going to die tomorrow?

    Contrary to what you might think, it isn’t meant to depress you. It’s meant to help you live a better, more intentional life.

  • 1 Question to Ask Others When They Are Struggling

    Approach all challenges with a think small mindset in order to overcome the big issues in bite-sized pieces.
  • 5 Ways to Bring Prayer into Your Next Hike 

    How can we incorporate prayer into our daily lives? One way is by making our time outside in nature a time of prayer. Hiking is still allowed in most states, despite stay-at-home orders -- and even if it’s not allowed where you live, it’s easy to make an outdoor walk around the neighborhood a time of prayer as well. 
  • 25 Way to Maintain Mental Health and Well Being during Uncertain Times

    The threat to our health as a global society is real, but the threat to our mental and emotional health as individuals needs our care and attention too - for our own happiness and for the wellness of those around us.
  • 4 Strategies that help during a difficult time

    It’s not what you lose; it’s who you become in uncertain and difficult times
  • How to Safely Spend Time Outdoors While Social Distancing

    As we continue to practice social distancing in an effort to prevent the spread of illness, you can still spend time outdoors. Here's how to do it safely!
  • Finding Silence in a Noisy World

    3 ways to find silence in a noisy world
  • COVID-19 Message from Joanna and Matt

    As an independent small business ourselves, we know firsthand just how challenging this time is - for us and for other small and medium sized businesses. Here is what we are doing to keep our customers safe