Category Archives: Children


“When you begin to touch your heart or let your heart be touched, you begin to discover that it’s bottomless, that it doesn’t have any resolution, that this heart is huge, vast, and limitless. You begin to discover how much … Continue reading

Allergic to Work

Happy Labor Day Weekend! Jordan has been dealing with end of the summer allergies with fall pollen in the air. Rubbing his red eyes he told me, “Mom, I have some type of severe allergy…whatever it is I hope it’s … Continue reading


“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. You are the guy who’ll decide where to go. … Continue reading

Zap the World

For my thesis research I have been investigating what makes step-families cohesive. One study focused on the area of jealousy and its power to destroy relationships. I believe jealousy’s primary mission is to break into families of any kind, relationships … Continue reading

Snowy Spring

My kids are getting used to snow days and are especially fond of any days the snow causes school to be cancelled. With news of another snow storm last night my kids added extra prayers to their bedtime routine for … Continue reading

Easter, Spring, Life

“Live simply so others may simply live.”  -Mother Teresa For Easter this year we decorated our eggs as baby chicks. The kids were wondering why there isn’t an Easter Chicken instead of an Easter Bunny since chickens seem more likely … Continue reading

Love the Time you Have

Someone told me this morning if we try to love on our own, we fall short. If we love as God loves us we love with great abundance. My hope for you this Easter week is for a weekend full … Continue reading