Love inspired

Love inspired

Isn’t auto-correct great? I started with live inspired, but auto-correct changed it to love … My iPhone knows me SO well 😍. Usually auto-correct puts what I’m really thinking, but I have to change it back or else the “other person” might be offended. But that’s not...
Again today

Again today

It’s a song by Brandi Carlile, and I tend to listen to it when I am discouraged. “Who’s gonna break my fall … ” is the line I most relate to, because I am often anticipating that the fall is about to come. Why? Because I am prideful at times … because I get in my head...
Who me? Couldn’t be.

Who me? Couldn’t be.

Remember the song in grade school about taking cookies from the cookie jar? As I sit here procrastinating, once again prolonging the agony and pain of completing the much dreaded PAPERWORK FRENZY, I am reminded of how often and with much regularity we human beings...
What we think “really” matters

What we think “really” matters

My youngest, after watching Mr. Magoriums Magic Emporium, said to me “where will the love go if you die or I die” and then lowered his head, with tears flowing. His innocent question as he manages the throws of existentialism got me thinking, as it often does, about...
Yes, it matters

Yes, it matters

I love when kids ask questions. “Why?” is rarely a bother to me … and it has been a true pleasure to hear my own kids ask some pretty important questions over the years. Today, J. asked “Does your vote really matter?” I shared, with him, my version of the truth. In...
Where change happens

Where change happens

This weekend we took our fourth family trip to Branson. Each trip has been a little different, and a little the same, and I’ve enjoyed the familiar and new moments as they come. This particular trip included extended family and was an extra special blessing to us. And...