Latest Musings

Starting and Ending our Days Well

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

If you have no idea what you are looking at, let me tell you – you are looking at my 4 week NEW laptop in a Pyrex dish of rice. (Don’t mind me, I’m just going to rock back and forth in the fetal position a little while longer.)

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Saying “no” so that we can say “yes”

Monday, September 11th, 2017

Honestly, I consider this to be essential when it comes to self-care which is something I harp on a LOT in my groups.

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On wrestling with my changing body (clearly my body thinks it’s time for summer to be over)

Monday, August 28th, 2017

It’s almost as if I believe deep down – if I can have taught skin, a whittled waist, and breasts that aren’t wonky, my life will be better, easier.

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From the Serious to the Superficial – this is what’s on my mind…

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Back to the point – can I just tell you how awkward it is going to pools in the summer?

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Kicking Shame to the Curb – A story from 1987 and today

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

It’s one of Satan’s top tools that he uses to keep us from freedom and from basking in the sweetness of God’s grace.

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On What I’m Learning About Worthiness – Part 3

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

In my opinion, this is the most acute, most insidious, most tragic damage done by sexual betrayal.

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Small Moments of Glory

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Feeling sadness, shame, disappointment – all feelings that I’d rather not feel, but feelings that I know I must work through in order to be whole.

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Weiner Dogs and Cultivating Joy

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

In other words, allowing the negative emotions to wash over me and accepting their reality has also allowed me to experience joy like never before.

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The Case of the Missing Basketball

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

I’m trying to stay calm – as other parents are around and this is getting embarrassing. Inside, I was screaming and shaking him. But on the outside – cool as a cucumber, calm, and relaxed. This is nothing. I’ve got this.

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Shaking out the blanket

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Why do we keep landing here? Asking ourselves – what are we really doing? Why are we limping along like this? Should it really be this difficult? This stressful?

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