Take a breath. A big one. Now let it out. Do it again. It’s going to be okay. Welcome to our final pause of the season. It’s been a joy to meet you here every week. I’ve needed this spacer in my life more than you know. Thanks for joining me for today's contemplation. It … Continue reading Beyond You: How to Make Peace with Your Smallness and Find Your Purpose
The season of spring officially comes to a close this week. Our school year is ending. Our wardrobes are changing. Time marches on. But today, I wanted to take a pause. As life keeps going faster and faster, I find myself drawn to the idea of seasonal reflection as a way to process my own … Continue reading 7 Things I Learned This Spring
Life is a whole lot easier “in theory.” Adulting, being married, keeping my home under control, parenting, homeschooling, blogging, and literally everything else I can think of, might sound doable enough on paper. But, man. When that rubber hits the road, we find out how well our theories hold up. Today, let’s talk about bridging … Continue reading Peaceful and Wise
Maybe you’ve seen the poet’s answer to that question: “Oh but my darling, ‘What if you fly?’” It’s a beautiful sentiment, full of optimism, and I understand the point they are trying to make. But it doesn’t really answer the first question to my heart’s satisfaction. Really though, what if I fall? As we covered … Continue reading What if I Fall?
“For the moment all discipline seems painful rather than pleasant…” (Heb. 12:11a) Man, author of Hebrews, you read my mind. Discipline is so hard! I have come to realize that I define the word discipline incorrectly. I’ve often used it interchangeably with the word punishment. Discipline isn’t exactly punishment. It’s more like being in a … Continue reading Physical Therapy for the Soul