• Broken Freedom

    by - Mar 23, 2017
    There stands a woman and her lips spew ugliness and her eyes shoot daggers. She keens in pain while collapsing to the ground. She curls inward around the heart pain and rocks back and forth, back...
  • Are Power Struggles Your Kryptonite?

    by - Mar 16, 2017
    Kids are in it to win it, aren’t they? They are all in when it comes to fighting for their way. Power struggles are exhausting for the parent. Exhilarating to the child. It has helped me...
  • Entrusting our Babies to God

    by - Mar 9, 2017
    Tonight, as I write I’m sitting on a question. Our last visit to the doctor, she suggested that our baby girl displayed many of the symptoms of a rare and serious auto-immune disease. “An answer in...
  • Simplicity – A Simple Word That Can Teach So Much

    by - Mar 3, 2017
    Teaching I remember my first year teaching in the public school system. I accepted a full-time job as an English as a Second Language Assistant in my hometown fresh out of college. The population of English...
  • Lead by Example

    by - Feb 23, 2017
    “Preach the Gospel at all times. If necessary, use words.” – St. Francis of Assisi   Setting An Example Recently my family went out to eat at one of our favorite restaurants, Chipotle. (Just a side...
  • Complicated Gifts

    by - Feb 21, 2017
    Blessings always come with responsibilities. The greater the blessing, the greater the responsibility. When I was a kid, if my pockets were full of a few quarters and a couple cubes of bubble gum, then I...
  • Being Saved From Kaa: Overcoming the Past

    by - Feb 16, 2017
    Movies and Lessons All my life I have loved movies. When I was young I fell asleep every night to a mix VHS tape (yep a tape) of “Peter Pan,” “The Little Mermaid,” and “Follow That...
  • Freedom From Perfection and Control

    by - Feb 12, 2017
        Graceful Living Living life is not about doing everything right all the time. It’s about getting back up when we fall. We learn to let go of perfection and control. Life is about connecting,...
  • My Son Hates Homework

    by - Feb 10, 2017
    Does your child hate school or resist doing his homework.   Do you know why?  My son hates school work and this makes homeschooling tough. I use to blame myself for his frustrations.  I questioned my ability.  Even...
  • Social Pressure – Be Content With You

    by - Feb 9, 2017
    We all struggle with social pressure. The need to be like everybody else. There is always someone who has what we want. We hunger for fame and instead we find ourselves alone. We shame ourselves when...

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