I saw a post on Facebook today that made me feel many things all at once. It was a post by a mom in a large Facebook group known for … Continue reading Comparison in Motherhood
I want to be upfront that what I’m about to say does not reflect our current church home – we are very grateful for the fact that they never bring … Continue reading An Unwanted Journey: Part Two
I wrote this Tweet a little over a month ago as a quick expression of a much deeper conversation happening within my mind. The longer I have been removed from … Continue reading You Are Probably Being Manipulated
When I feel offended by something or learn new information that goes against what I currently believe, I’ve learned to embrace this perfect opportunity to sit in that feeling for … Continue reading What I ask when I feel offended…
I’ve felt compassion for – and grace toward – many decision-makers in our country lately. There’s one in particular with whom I feel a kinship of sorts because of how … Continue reading Being Misunderstood & Offering Grace
I’ve been thinking about death more than usual over the past year. And it’s not what you may be thinking. It all started with Tori. Before her diagnosis I don’t … Continue reading The Brevity of Life
Don’t let someone’s failure in the past prevent you from seeing what could be a beautiful future.
Last week, a couple of friends asked me how I manage to remain fairly objective with my observations of current events and I have been thinking about it ever since. … Continue reading Taking Steps Toward Objectivity
And, if we move forward wisely, if we choose to learn and grow rather than continue to fight and divide, this could very well be the best thing to happen in our lifetime. This pandemic-filled, tension-ridden, politically crazy year very well may lead to a more beautiful, loving country than we have seen before.
“There is nothing which I dread so much as a division of the republic into two great parties, each arranged under its leaden and concerting measures in opposition to each … Continue reading Partisanship is Blinding