Who are you and why are you here?

Who are you and why are you here? It seems like a lot of heavy things have been happening lately in the world. Or maybe it’s just me getting older more irritated at the idiocy and indecency of humanity. I’m so weary of the complete lack of justice, dignity, and...

Blessing someone on Valentine’s Day

(moving away from expectations and into remembrance) Where there is great love, there are always wishes.Willa Cather The “Galentines” craze has caught on—and no wonder. What girl wants to feel under-valued simply because the retail market needs a money-maker between...

I’m doing hard things and I suck at it

I’m doing hard things and I suck at it (and some Tom Brady trivia) Last week, I felt inspired to write about doing hard things. I have taken my own advice and had one of the busiest, hardest, and most stressful weeks ever. Here is how I’ve responded to my...

How to do hard things (that could change the world)

How to do hard things(that could change the world) I’m knee-deep in doing hard things. Lots of them. And I feel completely incapable, unprepared, unsuccessful, and overwhelmed. No surprise, writing a blog this morning to tell other people how to do hard things was the...

15 Books for cold weather, about cold weather

Our first winter storm for 2019 is about to blow in. That means school children are hoping for snow and snow days. For me, snow conjures a “winter wonderland” euphoria. Picture-taking in my yard, fires in the fireplace, hot chocolate with a good book on the sunroom...

A story of hope (and a little Christmas snooping)

A story of hope (and a little Christmas snooping) I wanted the Sindy Dining Room set for Christmas. I wanted it so bad, I was even willing to break the cardinal rule of No Snooping. It happened during my early elementary school years, when I was deep in the...

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