THE ART OF ENCOURAGEMENT

I don’t want my son to grow up wondering about his worth because I spent more time criticizing than I did encouraging. … Read More THE ART OF ENCOURAGEMENT

SUGAR RUSH: FINDING THE SWEETNESS IN DAILY TASKS

I was rushing around trying to get things done, and all I saw were tasks. I forgot to see the world through the eyes of my children. I was on the verge of taking what was a treat to them and turning it into a chore. What is 30 more seconds in the big picture? This little moment was a sweet reminder to find the pleasure in living. … Read More SUGAR RUSH: FINDING THE SWEETNESS IN DAILY TASKS

CARRY ME

Yesterday, as I stood aboard a battle ship with my youngest in my arms, it hit me. I could not remember the last time I held my older two. In that moment, I realized I might be holding my youngest for either the last time or one of the last times. The day is coming when she… Read More CARRY ME