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
We label ourselves and labels are given to us. But then at some point we have to decide whether or not we let our labels stick. What I learned about labels and Jesus is helping me teach my kids about love, tolerance, faith and how they see themselves.
Challenging myself to write everyday for the month of October and give this blogging thing another try.