Visioning a whole new life together

Jan 21, 2019 | Kelly Rae Builds A House, Kelly Rae Moves To Sisters

Can I tell you about something cool that happened a few weeks ago?

John and I were at our house site – the one we’re building in Sisters, Oregon (you can read more here and here about that big adventure). As we were exploring the construction site, we found ourselves talking about what we really wanted in this next season of life. Why were we trading in city life for country life? Why were we trading in a large home for a smaller one? Why were we simplifying our finances, my KRR business, our schedules, and more?

The answers came clearly and we said them out loud to one another, making one declaration after the next:

  • More spaciousness and time to wander and learn and explore. Less hustling for our to-do lists.
  • More walking and riding our bikes. Less cars and traffic.
  • More sense of community. Less feeling alone in a big sea of people.
  • More cooking together, gardening, hikes, and wellness adventures. Less martyring the health of our bodies to a full schedule.
  • More hands-on education for True in a seasonal, nature-based environment, surrounded by mountains, water, trees.
  • More of LESS. Less of more. We’re craving less. Simple. Ease.

As we’re out there on the construction site dreaming and envisioning and scheming our next season of life together, I reached into my pocket and felt a piece of paper. I pulled it out of my pocket to investigate what it was and it was this tiny little card with the word “vision” on it. OMG! It must have been in my pocket for a long, long, long time as it was all crumbled up and dirty.

I love how Spirit works, how the Universe places us at the crossroads of our intention and desire.  

I also loved the three little supporting words on this card: Soul. Sight. Future. Yes, yes, yes.

Here’s to tuning in and getting clear on what is calling us, and then taking baby steps to make it happen. This is how we become pioneers of the lives that are beckoning us to a place where we can thrive and be nourished by joy.

XO, Kelly Rae

PS: Want the full story? Head on over here to read the story of why we’re moving out to the country and over here for house build posts.

Sending much love,

Show/Hide Comments (9 comments)
  1. Laura Campbell

    Your new website and blog are absolutely beautiful! The floral and feminine feel speak to my heart. Congratulations on this next chapter in your journey.
    Be well and be happy!

  2. Victoria

    These things happen to me all of the time. Just being aware and open to receiving them. The surprise element is one of the best parts to me. I’ve also started a journal that I add these “gifts” to. It’s fun to go back and remind myself of what has happened and how often they occur. Love hearing about your new life…keep them coming.

    • Kelly Rae Roberts

      I love the surprises, too, Victoria. It’s like opening up a sweet gift.

  3. Shelly Lang

    Very Cool Kelly Rae. I love it that the angel card was just there for you to confirm the declarations you two had just made. It’s such a loving validation and confirmation from the Universe.

    • Kelly Rae Roberts

      Yes, that’s it exactly!

  4. carolyn edwards

    Kelly Rae….it is so obvious you are following the right track as you are listening to the Universe; my partner and I also listen daily to what the Universe tells us & we leave it in the hands of the Universe to guide us and don’t think It has ever let us down; it speaks to us, we just have to listen.

    • Kelly Rae Roberts

      I so agree, Carolyn. It’s a lovely way to live, yes? Not knowing the answers but just heading toward the nudges…

    • Kelly Rae Roberts

      Thank you, Robin!


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