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The Book Goal – a whole lot of {Reviews}

GOAL: Read 100 books in 2017 I didn’t think that this was that ambitious until my son pointed out that I need to read a book every 3.5 days! He’s a bit of a math whiz!Panic set in – so many books, so little time. So I sat down to write out how many I...
Discouraged/Encouraged…A conversation with myself

Discouraged/Encouraged…A conversation with myself

  I sit and have a conversation with myself. Trying to talk myself into a better state of mind. This mind that has struggled to be sound and joyful for the last five years and so often failing to muster up good thoughts. When things get overwhelming or the...
Recalibrate

Recalibrate

To calibrate something means that you adjust it to meet a standard. Therefore, recalibrate means to bring something back to the standard; to re-adjust. My daughter has to do this constantly with her violin. It isn’t a very good one so it goes out of tune easily....

A Piece of the Puzzle

It was a three-puzzle Christmas. One didn’t get completed. We’ll have to break it out when we get home. Puzzles have been a theme in my world since the middle of November. It started at the Belong Summit. Puzzle pieces were the theme of the decorations,...

Of Worms and Cats and Healing

The cat and the bag.  The worms and the can. They aren’t supposed to get out but I seem to have a way of poking the cans and the bags and then there is stuff to deal with. These cats and worms actually need to get out!! Not so long ago I was talking to my mentor...

A ten day whirlwind…

A lot has taken place in the last ten days or so. I feel like I’ve been in a whirlwind. The world has shifted for me in some not so little ways… I attended a conference, a retreat, several meetings and work. I have slept in 4 different beds. I travelled...

May I recommend…

Did you know I write many posts in my head every single week? Of course not, because they rarely make it here where you could see them. Obviously, you don’t live in my head, which is probably a good thing. In my head I write about supporting families who are...

The unfinished…

  We live in a world of unfinished. I love completed projects and yet feelings of satisfaction war with the sadness of saying goodbye to a project. Every project is a process of blossoming ideas, the work of designing, creating and all the labor and love that it...