In our neck of the woods, the new school year is about to start. For some, it starts tomorrow. For others, it starts within a week or two. For everyone across the nation--students, families, and staff alike, the start of a school year has already happened or is happening very soon. When you hear things… Continue reading Mixed feelings about the end of summer are absolutely okay.
We need to listen to our babes.
My son has more compassion in his little pinky than I have in my whole being. We went to church this morning, which, unfortunately, happens way too infrequently. The sermon was about staying stable and secure in our faith and in ourselves when the storms come. And the storms are coming, they will always come.… Continue reading We need to listen to our babes.
Empathy isn’t just for the bad times.
I remember walking into a party shortly after I learned that my book was going to be published. The party was full of people I hold near and dear to my heart and I couldn't wait to share my excitement with them. And I remember one particular person who filled my heart with joy because… Continue reading Empathy isn’t just for the bad times.