Latest Musings

This is YOUR year – Part 1

Friday, January 11th, 2019

And – what I believe to be helpful – whether you love new years or whether you are dreading the year to come – is to give the year prior some proper closure.

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Surviving the Holidays – Part 2

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

More than anything – I want each of you to know that you are not alone and there are women across the world in similar situations to yours. Trying to figure out how to celebrate Christmas with grace and ease.

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Surviving the Holidays – Part 1

Thursday, November 29th, 2018

For women walking through betrayal – this is especially hard because betrayal is pretty much just like a mid-life crisis and what we thought we liked or were passionate about – all of a sudden goes out the window.

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Respite for your weary soul (+ possibly your weary body)

Monday, October 29th, 2018

While I believe getting to a place of acceptance can take years and buckets of tears and grappling with questions that don’t necessarily have any answers – I believe that surrender – yes, surrendering whatever load it is that you are carrying TODAY – can be a short term respite for your weary soul.

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I’m a better person when…

Friday, October 12th, 2018

It was last Sunday at church that I thought these 5 words – “I’m a better person when…” I found myself actually looking for people I knew to say “hi” to in the hallways after church versus my usual – keeping my head down, collecting my kids and flying out the door.

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Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

I’ve thought of all the times when I choose hiding over showing up. When I lurk into the shadows instead of bravely walking into the light and saying – here I am – pain, hurt, ugliness and all.

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embracing this season

Thursday, August 30th, 2018

If I was going to get comfortable in this season of wading through some tough parenting and some tough fighting with Jason – I needed a word (or several) for it.

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Truth for your day

Saturday, August 11th, 2018

Oh God – how much we all want that for our stories – for it NOT to be for harm but instead be for good. And for not just one life to be saved because of our pain but for many lives to be saved. Yes – that’s what we want!

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An encounter with a porta-potty and how it was a metaphor for the week I barely survived.

Friday, July 27th, 2018

We just kept right on running right beside it as we groaned, punched the air with our fists, and started laughing.

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If you’re new on this journey – three quick tips

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

It wasn’t until the pain of change became easier to bear than the pain of staying the same that we got sick and tired of being sick and tired and said enough is enough and sought help.

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