Courage in the ordinary everyday is the theme for this blog. In the middle of so much unrest in the world, it seems almost naive to think courage comes from the little things in everyday life. When I look at the events in African nations, the Middle East, and even across my own country, it … Continue reading When Courage is Ordinary
What if always gets us wondering if the story could be told in another way, but what if the story leads us right where we need to be?
Sports provides lessons both on an off the field. Who knew that an October NLCS playoff game would provide the lessons I needed this October to get back to creating and caring for my family?
Thirty-one days is a lot of days, even when you start a few days into the challenge. I find after taking a few days off to deal with some medical issues, finding all sorts of excuses not to write. I am too busy. The kids have stuff. I have laundry to do. We are out … Continue reading Finding Excuses Not to Write
When a trip to Alaska with my oldest turns into much more than a mountain adventure, it turns into a way back to learning to trust each other.
A tongue in cheek look at my week in phrases like "it's probably not cancer," "I love a woman with a little meat on her bones," "you're joking, right," and "because I said so."
When the world is full of so much anger, what can we do to change the world? Start in the little everyday moments.
Using our five senses to really experience fall in the Savage North, because I need a break from writing what is in my soul.
When #winningatlife is the result of to much on my plate, a lesson in compassion is the only way to balance a week of failures.
So many authors I read say they write because they have to get the words out, they just have to write or they feel off balance. I know people who say that about exercise, they just have to run. I know people that say this about painting, religion, business...passions need to be realized. It is … Continue reading To Inspire A Writer