To the sibling of a special needs child…

I see you. You do not demand attention because you are always watching. You are the one jumping in to respond like a parent because you feel the honorable weight of love, protection, and devotion toward your sibling with challenges. We have to intentionally carve out time for you to be a child. You haveContinue reading “To the sibling of a special needs child…”

Important Questions if You Have Lost Yourself…

A gifted teacher named Eddie Villa posed three questions in a talk I heard a while back. They are still with me. What do you want? Why does it matter? What happens if I don’t do what is required to get what I want? Can you answer those questions? I have written before about howContinue reading “Important Questions if You Have Lost Yourself…”

When it’s time, it’s time…

It’s time, folks… The tree is looking sad, the needles fall when you look at them, and the lights are sagging. As joyous as it is to decorate and enjoy the warmth and festive atmosphere of the holidays, it is exceedingly rewarding to pack everything away. It’s a new day and new year. It’s timeContinue reading “When it’s time, it’s time…”

Emmanuel and the End of 2020

We’re almost there, friends. Our world has seen upheaval of numerous variations since the beginning. This year added a new layer in the memory bank of humanity. I have always found a certain strange peace in being past a big event and the reward of some breathing space. Breathing space can begin the slow andContinue reading “Emmanuel and the End of 2020”

Catching the runaway train…

Life gets busy. Even when we think we will have extra time, it slips away. We do the day to day things, and before we know it, the day is gone. The next day, the cycle begins again. We assume that how things are going is just how things go. Expanding our world and personalContinue reading “Catching the runaway train…”

It’s okay to want more…

Does it feel selfish or greedy to want more from life? Would you be comfortable admitting this to others? Until recently, I was not. In hindsight, denying my desire to stretch myself for a larger experience was inauthentic to my true self- the person I was created to be. What if great minds from centuriesContinue reading “It’s okay to want more…”

The hardest question you didn’t see coming…

“What do you want?” That’s a simple question. I was asked this several months ago in a class and I was not sure how to answer. We all have the automatic answers, of course- for our children to be happy and safe, to be healthy, you know, the usual answers. I was not allowed toContinue reading “The hardest question you didn’t see coming…”

A unique creation of infinite worth…

Do you believe you are a unique creation of infinite worth? It is not arrogant to say so. I’m not talking about the current joke of being a snowflake- unique yet fragile. Claiming your unique design and infinite worth is an act of strength and validation of what God says about you. It is anContinue reading “A unique creation of infinite worth…”

When you’re ready for a change…

If you are ready for a new way to support your health, $55 will open the door to multi-purpose plant-based alternatives, a wholesale membership of 25% off retail prices, one one one consultations, and a community of like-minded folks also ready for a change. This introductory set from doTERRA is a combination of Lemon, Lavender,Continue reading “When you’re ready for a change…”