• The Person in the Pew.

    If I’ve learned one thing (among a thousand) it’s that you never know what that person in the pew is going through on Sunday morning.  It may be the person a few rows ahead or a few rows back, it…

  • Outside looking in.

    While I want so desperately for this to be a positive space all the time, life just isn’t like that. Things happen, not always good things, but they make us who we are, right?  And if you’re like me, memories…

  • I hope you know.

    Today…. I hope you know that whatever you’re feeling this moment is okay. I hope you know that if you’re afraid, there is someone much bigger than us who has your back. I hope you know if you’ve done something…

  • Right Side of the Bed.

    “Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues but the parent of all others.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero As I scroll Facebook and IG, I read and feel anxiety and sadness between the lines and the laughter.  Thank God for laughter but…

  • Above all things.

    Up at 2:30 this morning, I sat here looking at this blank screen like a zombie.  I have a list of things I want to write, my mind racing daily, but it’s all felt so irrelevant in the big picture…

  • Blips on the Trip!

    Me to Self:  Okay, dadgum it, I just overthought that yesterday.  Not again today… seriously??? Anyone else ever been there?  I do it all the time!  We’re constantly told by those people we know who are not over-thinkers to just stop, let…

  • Mornings can suck.

    I don’t know what it is, surely someone can relate.  It doesn’t matter if yesterday was grand, I still have mornings that the quiet kind of envelopes me like a dark cloud and I struggle.  This morning is one of…

  • Lessons Learned: Finding Your People.

    Whew… this has emotionally been a long time coming!  But today, I’m so excited to share the first in a series of short videos called “Lessons Learned.”  These short videos are all based on real life experiences from the school…

  • What if today’s trials…

    As most of you know, Facebook reminds us daily of memories.  They pop up what happened to us on this day X years ago and sometimes they come at the best possible time, sometimes the worst.  Sometimes, as I get…