A new suit. You are becoming an adult, or trying to anyway. Sexual Assault all over the news. It’s time we had a talk about a few things, my son.
Graduation time is a time full of promise. Am I living up to the promise I had? Or is there another way? A way to true happiness?
May. So overwhelming every year. So many directions to go. So many directions to follow. What happens when I fail to follow directions. Can that be a good thing?
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?
With winter hanging on, and this letter from my neighbor hanging over my head, I use the lessons of Holy Week to try to spring forward and have the courage to love my neighbor.
When a conversation with my middle schooler about how much to care about the opinions of others teaches me how and when to care what others think of me and ties back to the Soup Nazi...life comes full circle like that sometimes.
When I was young, I thought I could define the world by dividing people into categories. But if I could write that young girl a letter now, what would I say to her? Dear Younger Me...
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.
Saying goodbye to a favorite uncle, a jolly guy who taught me so much about living, is hard to do.