Five Favorites of 2017

I’m quickly sharing a few of my favorites of 2017 before I’m so far into 2018 that I forget about them.

These are some of the books, movies, songs and places that widened my heart in 2017.

My Five Favorite Books I read in 2017

The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom

White Awake by Daniel Hill

Egg and Spoon by Gregory Maguire

Beartown by Fredrik Backman

The Sacred Enneagram by Christopher L. Heuertz

My Five Favorite Songs I Listened To Over and Over Again in 2017

Dear Me by Nicole Nordeman

Even If Mercy Me

Never Give Up Sia (from Lion)

Facts by Lecrae

Tin Man by Miranda Lambert

Five Favorite Movies I Watched in 2017

Wonder Woman

Thor Ragnorak



Hidden Figures


Five New Places I Fell In Love With in 2017

Yoga Retreat, Lake Atitlan Guatemala

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala


Val D’Orcia, Italy

Chelmno Poland Favorites of 2017

Chelmno, Poland

Berlin Walll 2017

Berlin, Germany


Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

Five Lessons Learned in 2017

Writing three things down that I’m thankful for every single night before I go to sleep is still the best way I know to end a day.

I can walk in every kind of weather, and I can always go more miles than I thought I could.

Deep connections can be forged in a short amount of time.

I’m too old for overnight buses.

I can do yoga in German.

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