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Recognizing Your Resilience

  We’ve all learned a ton about resilience this past year. And if you’re in Texas, this past week has probably brought some new resilience awareness into focus. Personal, emotional, physical, and even community resilience all play into how we move on, continue, and make the most of “this one precious life” as Mary Oliver […]

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Inviting Grace to Stay

I’ve got a personal share for you today as I rely on an understanding of grace that met me in a very troubling time of my life. It’s been 9 years since I moved my young daughters and myself into a new house without their dad. Thick in the divorce proceedings, I found myself unpacking […]

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The Simple (painful, hard, difficult) Act of Surrender

I’m getting up the energy to pack my bags for Italy. We leave tomorrow and I haven’t packed a thing. This trip, while exciting to think about, has left me with a ton of resistance. I can hear the calls now- “are you crazy?! It’s Italy, go, enjoy, eat lots of pasta, enjoy the wine, […]