Category Archives: Jennifer

Peace Hope and Love

My heartfelt condolences to the friends and family of Officer Scott Patrick. My heart connects with you. I have tried most of the day to write and words fail me. The news stations called me today for an interview and … Continue reading


Listen

I don’t think I’m the best listener. I often want to insert advice. I have that “guy tendency” to want to fix everything. I want life to line up. Be perfect. At least be pleasant. And sometimes seeing the hurt … Continue reading


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


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


Memory

“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