• This month has one of my favorite holidays of the year…..Thanksgiving Day. I love it because it is a day to celebrate all we have to be thankful for in our lives. I also love the food…..turkey, mash potatoes, gravy, and pumpkin pie ! Mmmmmmm! I have been thinking a lot about gratitude lately. It is easy to be thankful for the things that come so easily to our minds: family, food, faith, and a home. This month, I promised myself I would focus on the ‘extra’ I have been given. I often find myself complaining internally about what I do not have or desire, but God has gently been reminding me how much I have that I take for

    Nov 06,
  • Over the last couple of weeks, I noticed a struggle within myself:  thriving in the day to day choices whose effects are not seen in the moment, but have long term ramifications.  For example, after a recent loss, a colleague asked me how I was doing. I responded with, “I haven’t carved out the time to process yet.” The conversation continued with him reminding me processing can happen in smaller amounts of time within a day that is within a week which could be within a month, year, etc. At times there is the ability to lose the middle ground that happens in-between the start and finish of projects, pain, work, education, growing skillsets. I was making a daily choice

    Oct 02,
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