Precious Minutes

Lately I have been busy….like crazy busy.  As a mother of 2 babies (ages 3 months and 2 years), wife (of -among other things – a high school wrestling coach), homemaker, assistant to Brave Girls Club and everything else I do, I am always running from one thing to the next – appointments, wrestling meets, […]

Sacred Yes – Think Before You Say It

I like the whole “word of the year” thing that so many of us do at the beginning of each year. I remember this huge trend originating with one of my peers many years back,  “one little word”… has grown to be such a cool thing out of such a brilliantly simple concept. Nice work, […]

She is Happy Anyway

These are my in-laws, Dan and LaNae: I could write volumes about how incredible they are and about the things they’ve taught me about how to live and how to be in the short 3 1/2 years that I’ve known them.  My father in-law was hit by a car 23 years ago, and wasn’t supposed […]

What’s the REAL Price?

Last night I crawled into bed before 7pm and put in a movie. One by one, my kids came upstairs and crawled on to the bed or under the covers…except of course, for the big old teenager who was downstairs raiding the pantry with his buddies… When Marq finally came to bed it was over […]

Sometimes You Have to Grieve the Good to Embrace the Best…..

This week has been so interesting…seems like every day I get a phone call or revisit one of my old issues that teaches me about how life changes work. They are painful simply because it is very difficult to give up how things are now….or what we have now….even if what we are moving toward […]