Reflections on 2017 lead me to wonder if heartbreak is the price for living a courageous life and teaching my children to do the same.
When the little one is sick one night, I am reminded of all the lessons in learning to borrow courage to move beyond my fears.
When a gun comes to school, fear is real. The conversations with my son afterward ended up the most important thing for teaching courage. Courage happens we keep fear from ruling our lives. And on this day, we were both afraid.
Looking back at Groundhog's Day with Mr. Frost helps me understand the courage my son needs now. Am I up for the task?
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