It’s the holiday season. Time for cheer and time for joy. It’s a season of anticipation and magic. It’s the season for gifts and cookies, presents and trees. And still, today, I feel numb. Halloween through the New Year, has always been my most favorite time of the year. The crisp air, impending snow, and... Continue Reading →
This morning, I awoke to a beautiful Fall day. I felt the beauty of the season and life. I’m so thankful that God isn’t too prideful to be explicit. Sometimes, He really does shove our faces in it and makes it so clear that we can’t miss it. This morning I witnessed the past, present,... Continue Reading →
Words are not enough. Prayers help. Actions are needed. Slowly and steadily our society has become broken. We can point our fingers and place blame all day for days at a time. What I believe to be at the center is the devalued soul. We have placed worth on things instead of one another. We... Continue Reading →
My impatient expectations set me up for failure, not for improvement or love. Instead, I now realize that healing sometimes comes in drops, and with it comes giving the space needed for patience and acceptance.
Information overload. Good ideas, but there's no hope for follow through. There's too much. Frustration in lack of effective change. Culminating passion, fatigue, stuck in mid level, status quo. This summarizes my first day of teacher in service. It was a return to the busy. The return to pressures and demands. All of it left me... Continue Reading →
Not without hesitation, but refusing to stay silent I present this essay. I have no intent in engaging a debate or insulting anyone. My intent is to highlight a common theme and send a message of love and understanding. Recent national events have stirred up controversy and highlighted deep seeded wounds. Over the past several... Continue Reading →
The idea that success is only measured by a product, is dangerously unhealthy and inaccurate. Healing takes time. Loving takes times. Learning and growth take time. Creating takes time. The laws of time mirror the laws of matter. One moment can not occupy the same space as another moment.
What happens when you're traveling through a tunnel? The beginning is dark and cold. Fear may set in as you anticipate what may unexpectedly come to you. You can't see around you, or where you are going. You simply trust the forward momentum and keep traveling. Slowly the light at the end begins to shine... Continue Reading →