The moment you wake up and realize things are not as they once were. Your view has been shifted and your outcome is no longer secure in the facts and evidence you once held in your tightly clenched hands. Where your future is now murky and your destination is anywhere but right here. Loss is … Continue reading Loss
Imagine, you and your new husband have just received the news that he’s being relocated. There is a sense of excitement and apprehension, leaving what you have known your whole life, yet exploring the possibilities of what’s to come. After traveling hundreds of miles to your new city, you see that it’s in pretty bad … Continue reading Second story.
People trump programs. This is one of the valuable lessons I took from a leadership training I attended yesterday. That while programs have purpose and create structure among the chaos, they can not run without the people. As Bob Goff says, "Organizations have programs. People have friends." It is in the friendships, the community, the … Continue reading People Trump Programs.
I'm creating a community, not a brand. You hear this more and more now that businesses are starting up 'virtually' everywhere (pun intended). That Instagram (my personal fav) has become a platform to build the "brand" that you are wanting to sell. You are portraying the person or idea that you are essentially wanting others … Continue reading Girlfriends are better than gold.
As I'm learning more about my faith, trust and the God of our creation, I can't help but self reflect on the idiosyncrasy's of my own being. Personality or individual traits that I would defend as God-given. While I do still see truth in that we were all created uniquely and with purpose, I now … Continue reading Control.
Kindness has received some bad press in the past. It’s painted us as weak and without grit. It’s left us feeling powerless and checked our pride. But is power and pride what we are really seeking, is being right our end goal? My kids school has these words printed as you walk in... It’s more … Continue reading Love with action. Love in truth.
My perspective on 'my' white privilege has been my ability to live life with a different set of rules because of how I look. To be treated with less caution or deemed safe because of the color of my skin, eyes and hair. It has probably gotten me quicker service, an open door or possibly … Continue reading My White Privilege…