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A Lamp, A Lifeboat, A Ladder

“Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder. Help someone’s soul heal. -Jalal ad-Din Rumi I had coffee today with a dear friend and was reminded that in all of life’s struggles there is hope. This hope reminded me … Continue reading


Speeder Upper Slower Downer

My son has a way with words. Some of my favorite are the ones he invents.  While eating Dinosaur Egg oatmeal this morning, Jordan said he wished he had a remote starter and stopper for life. He called it a … Continue reading


Well Done Well Said

“Well done is better than well said.” -Anonymous Doing is better than saying. Being active is healthier than being inactive. Follow-through means more than fallen promises. Showing interest is different than claiming to be interested. Action achieves, apathy fails. Doing … Continue reading


Quiet New Year

“If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment.” -Henry David Thoreau What is your New Year resolution? I find it hard sometimes to rally at the start of a new year, to make … Continue reading


Cheerful Christmas–You are right on Time

My kids asked me this week if they could start collecting “mommy points.” They made up this idea that every time they help out with a chore or obey right away or doing something extra they can earn a mommy … Continue reading


Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Turkey Day! I’m thankful for all of the great people in my life. My friend Andrea who always runs the Turkey Trot with me. My mom who helps me cook. My mother-in-law who took my kids for a Grandma … Continue reading


Live Life With an Echo

“Life is an echo. What you send out, comes back. What you sow, you reap. What you give, you get. What you see in others, exists in you. Remember, life is an echo. It always gets back to you. So … Continue reading