How do you make meaning of things?

How do you make meaning of things?

Do you like puzzles? I do! Honestly that’s a big part of my job. I puzzle piece together what I hear people say and how they feel to help them understand what is happening. I make meaning of things people don’t naturally see and use it to enhance their...
I am known

I am known

These 5 things are very special to me. They bring me to tears each time I look at them. Some might look at them and think they are just simple Christmas ornaments. When I look at them, I see that I am known by my husband. These simple gifts tell me that he knows me....
Own Your progress

Own Your progress

Have you ever been to the doctor with an issue and gone to the office only to hear them tell you all the things you need to do to help yourself get better? Maybe it’s get some rest, eat differently, exercise, go home and take some medicine, schedule more tests, etc....
What is a sincere apology?

What is a sincere apology?

We all know a forced apology when we see one. The eye roll. The huffing under his breath as he quickly says, “Sorry” with a slight attitude. Nothing about that is a sincere apology. I’ve been in the place where I ask one of my kids to apologize to the other and get...
Hurricane of Emotions

Hurricane of Emotions

The past couple weeks have been a hurricane of emotions in Florida. While waiting to see what hurricane Dorian was going to do, it would often feel like an internal hurricane! The devastation of those affected by Dorian is extremely saddening. I can’t imagine...
Identity in Christ

Identity in Christ

Have you ever heard the song “You Say” by Lauren Daigle? It’s one of those chart topping hits that packs a strong message we all need to hear. The heart of the message is to fight the internal lies of this world with the TRUTH about our identity...
Are you good friends?

Are you good friends?

I love the movie Lion King. At one point in the movie young Simba hears that he is betrothed to his best friend, Nala. When he finds out he says, “I can’t marry her. She’s my friend!” Much to Simba’s surprise later in the movie he and...
Let in the good change

Let in the good change

Do you want to make changes in your life? Most of the time you hear people say, “I’m going to stop doing _____” when setting a goal or resolution. People commit to stopping bad habits, changing their life styles, and purging the negative in their lives. But many...
The power of a greeting

The power of a greeting

If you’re a parent, you probably know the power of a greeting when your child welcomes you home with open arms and a loud squealing “Mommmmmmy” or “Daddddddy”. Doesn’t that warm welcome feel good? Unfortunately outside of parenting,...