It was a morning of rush. A missed alarm, three kids to dress, two lunches to make, and a mama in a tale spin. The clock was going to win, hands down. The thought brushed past me gently, as I rushed madly around the kitchen. Sue, give in. Breathe deep and embrace this day. … Continue reading Pause your Life with Thanks
On the drive home from school this week, the kids and I met homelessness... twice. He was dressed in torn clothes, elderly and walking with a limp and a severe curvature in his spine. The cardboard sign around his bearded neck simply read: Homeless. Hungry. Anything would help. Thank you! He was standing beside the … Continue reading Why is he homeless, Mommy?
There are secrets we all keep hidden well. Masks we wear to look the part, to disguise the mess of a soul buried deep. All in an effort to be known as the woman who has it all together, the man with fearless courage and strength. What if they truly knew the real me? What … Continue reading Taking off the mask
Recently, I crossed paths with a high school friend. It had easily been 10 years since we had seen each other. After only a few moments of conversation, it was obvious that her path has been filled with great pain. Over 14 years of intense medical issues, still no clear answers in sight. A trip … Continue reading You Are Worth More
A battle is raging in our homes today. Fatigue wears at our spirits and bodies. We can sometimes feel defeated and wonder if we're losing control. Can respect and joy, consistency and calmness, be our daily reality? I've been on the losing side of many a power struggle. "Clean up on aisle 9 please! A … Continue reading When Love Wins the Day