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The ROOT House

In the fall of 2012, we said yes to a year long work opportunity helping an Austin based Root Design client with the design and renovation of a family lake home she owned in southern Colorado.

The owner had tragically and heartbreakingly lost her husband a couple years prior, about the same time Ben and I had been swept through some devastating trauma in our own lives. As we all learn, the grief process lasts as long as it lasts. It comes in waves and is messy, and in our own times of brokenness, I can remember clinging to the words of a Chris Tomlin song that said“healing waters rise around us.” Those words became our mantra when healing seemed impossible. "Healing waters rise around us."

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