I Am Finding Value In Community

I Am Finding Value In Community

There have been hard things before, but I did them alone. I chose that way. It felt safer. I had more control over my emotions and my capacity. I got fewer questions, and I proceeded, me and God. After the fact, even years after the fact, a friend helped me dissect...
What Recharges Your Soul?

What Recharges Your Soul?

“What recharges your soul?” A good friend asked me that question recently, and luckily I happened to be on a walk in the woods with her at the time, and my answer was easy, “This.” The natural default is to live in the busy… in day to day tasks where we seldom...
Your Big Green Eyes Set Me Free

Your Big Green Eyes Set Me Free

I went out to run this morning and Samantha came out in her purple pajamas to run with me. She hasn’t gotten the memo that I run for quiet, but these are the sweet moments when I am reminded to just run with the girl I thought I might not get to run with. I took...
I Can Do All Things

I Can Do All Things

Momming…most of my best ideas come from watching other moms and thinking, “Oooooh that. I’m going to do that too.” The simple, repeatable building blocks that we can copy and emulate…matter My son’s preschool teacher did this with her daughters – they would...