One day you are walking your child down the street, holding their hand. Then you find yourself watching them learn to drive. Life moves fast. Are you moving fast enough with it?
Reflections on Charlottesville and how fear may always be apart of our lives but it is what we do with that fear that shows who we are as people.
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.
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
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
As a new brand new mom, many moons ago, I lay in a sterile hospital holding the most amazing gift. I was simultaneously filled with joy and fear, and they fought with each other. This is amazing! Am I strong enough? I have never known such love! Am I smart enough? Life cannot get more … Continue reading My Christmas Gift