Featured, Hope

When Life Brings You Back Down to Earth After Christmas: Holding on to the Light

The lights are down, the tree is gone.  Does it seem a little darker in your home?  A little more gloomy, a little less cheerful around the house? Maybe it’s not just your house that seems darker.  Maybe you have places of darkness in your life, things you are struggling with, painful places of despair… Read More When Life Brings You Back Down to Earth After Christmas: Holding on to the Light

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Encouragement, Featured

When You Already Feel Behind 6 Days Into The New Year… Encouragement the Magi Bring Us on This Ephiphany Day

Did you know today’s the day… the day we celebrate the arrival of those wise men to the cradleside of Jesus?  The day that Jesus showed himself to us outsiders, we who are the Gentiles. Epiphany… that’s what we call it, this January 6 day, 12 days after Christmas where we remember the coming of… Read More When You Already Feel Behind 6 Days Into The New Year… Encouragement the Magi Bring Us on This Ephiphany Day

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Featured, Personal Growth

Sometimes You Need to Walk a Lap: A New Year’s Resolution to Slow Down, Stop Trying So Hard and Learn the Practice of Savoring

So I ran a half marathon toward the end of last year.  I didn’t know I could do that… until I did.  It took a lot of training.  Waking up early and pounding the pavement and keeping at it and pushing myself.  And it feels good, accomplishing a goal like that.  I’m not going to… Read More Sometimes You Need to Walk a Lap: A New Year’s Resolution to Slow Down, Stop Trying So Hard and Learn the Practice of Savoring

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Everyday Sacred, Featured, Motherhood

Some Days

  Some days you don’t do anything other than the most important. Rocking a feverish, sick child to sleep. Sitting beside the bed of an aged parent whose final days have come. Being the shoulder for a friend in despair. Nothing else gets done. It’s ok friend. You are attending to the most important. Not… Read More Some Days

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