This is always about the time New Years resolutions start getting old. This is always about the time I start telling myself the resolutions are not really worth doing or that they are clearly not working. This is also the time I believe the Girl Scouts have always known is the best time of year… Continue reading Just One Step
A day or so after Christmas my daughter and I were sitting outside enjoying the sunshine (because living in Texas does have benefits). I found myself doing the mothering thing, exercising my Mom superpowers telling grown up offspring what they should do. I told her, "You need to write down your decade." She stared at… Continue reading Did You Detail the Decade Yet?
It seems we would have learned by now. One of the first obstacles that popped up when God decided to be revealed in human form was a space issue....a space issue. There was no room for Jesus to be born. And she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and… Continue reading A Season of Space
Most of us worry about our size during the holidays. The average American gains 8 pounds at this time of year. I'm thinking about a different size increase today, it is the size of your gratitude. Selma Blair was diagnosed at age 49 with multiple sclerosis. She has an eight year old. In an article… Continue reading How Big is Your Gratitude?
One unexpected side effect of our empty nest is that I've grown to love silence even more. And, the opposite is true as well, noise bothers me more now. Leaf blowers are the worst. Now it seems wherever I go, leaf blowers show up, attached mostly to men. I've had times before where I've been… Continue reading Shhhhhh!