People Smile and Tell Me I'm the Lucky One.

People Smile and Tell Me I'm the Lucky One.

May 08, 2016

It would take ten years for me to become a mother. It was the worst decade of my life. But now I see that it was also my first experience of how perfect and magical the universe truly is. I have been a mother now for ten years. It seems fitting to honor the story of how it all came to be on Mother’s Day.

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Bigger than you. (4 min read)

Bigger than you. (4 min read)

October 27, 2015

At some point in your life you will face something bigger than you. Chances are very good it will happen more than once. But that first time can knock you for a loop; pull the proverbial rug out from under you. It can take your predictable, happy life and turn it upside down.

Although life’s traumas are tremendous opportunities for growth, we don’t see them that way when they present themselves to us. When they appear our first inclination is to run and hide. Or bury it. Or numb it. We think we surely don’t have the strength to endure it. And yet truly the only way to lessen its grip on you is to not merely face it, but walk through it.

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