Life is painful and messy and full of sleepless nights. It is also full of light and joy and love beyond measure. It is these things and more and do not let anyone tell you otherwise. It is in mess that we recognize beauty, in darkness the light and in the sorrow we stand again in love. We must find inspiration in the big moments and in the small. Those moments can be found in our homes, our communities, in good food and in a million other ways. This are the blog posts from my inspired life. Read blog posts about everything in life not food, literary, education or mom related. Oprah said, "The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams." This is my dream.