It Takes Time

It Takes Time

It’s June 27th. Summer is in full gear. And I want to talk about rest. If you are home with little ones for the summer, I am guessing you are thinking….how in the world am I supposed to rest? Maybe this is the time of year when it is difficult for you to find rest. If...
It Takes Perseverance

It Takes Perseverance

We live in a nation of extremes in many areas.  It appears the divide between the very rich and the very poor increase every day. And to me, it appears that the chasm between the far left and the far right politically is intensifying in both rhetoric and...
It Takes Intentionality

It Takes Intentionality

Have you ever noticed how categories can make us feel comfortable? If we can fit something into a particular box, it can seem to make more sense to us. Blurred lines aren’t always our favorites. The problem with this line of thinking is that everything doesn’t...
It Takes Practice

It Takes Practice

Several years ago, I decided to start running. And, of course, with my personality type, I couldn’t just run. I had to run marathons. I knew very little about running marathons, so I got some help. The same has been true with my mental wellness. I have searched...
Honor and Gratitude

Honor and Gratitude

Thoughts on Memorial Day We sometimes skip past the reasons to recognize the purpose of Memorial Day and call this weekend the official start of summer. Today, our nation pauses to remember those that served and sacrificed. It’s an opportunity to recognize and...