Friends and relatives are dying. Each day seems to bring more bad news. Floods are ravaging homes and literally wiping away what has taken an entire lifetime to build. Sad, angry, confused, anxious, frustrated...these are all emotions that have been pulsating through my body the past couple weeks. In the midst of overwhelm I come … Continue reading Problems: Pain or Power?
I was really hoping this post would be my first vlog (video blog) but I failed miserably at shooting and editing, so although you can't see her beautiful face and hear it in her voice, Emily Blomme's story is nothing short of inspiring and incredible! To say I love and respect the heck out of … Continue reading A Year Without
This is about you. I see the light in you and I want to honor it. No strings attached. If you have a fear, concern, or pain you want to let go, check out the Honor Box I created. We all have tough times, bad days, stressful moments. Most of us have been taught to … Continue reading The Honor Box – Action Required
I feel you. Strong, resilient, and full of power. Also fragile, soft, and weak. You have endured pain. You have suffered. You have been beaten. Taken for granted. Pushed to the limit. You have been loved. Held and comforted. Familiar with peace and joy. Felt fully alive. Overflowed with energy. I feel the dichotomies. The … Continue reading We Are One
God compelled a friend to put this book in my hands at exactly the right time on my life journey. "Love Warrior" struck me so deeply that I feel compelled to share excerpts of the book with you. In the spirit of being real and loved. I have lived most of my life as two … Continue reading Real love and real pain
A small group of girlfriends were playing euchre. The game was new to some of us, so we were learning, teasing, and having fun. I've never been one to play a game just for fun...I am always playing to win. I know...it is a sickness as you will learn in this post. As the game … Continue reading I broke…again
It's stark white for miles. Even the trees appear frozen. The purity of the snow gives me peace. It's so plain. A clean canvas. A chance to start over. All I hear is birds and then silence. No one around for miles. Just me with my thoughts and my boots. And so I walk. Drudging … Continue reading Friendspirit