Connection

We all need friendship and connection. For many, it is not easy to make new friends later in life (like… past middle school!), but friendship is vital and life-giving, and it is SO worth the risk of putting ourselves out there. Enjoy this excerpt from a great book entitled Craving Connection. Maybe you need this…

Joy & sadness

Today was one of those days when joy and sadness crash into each other, and create a place of softening and empathy and connection. A family friend’s Celebration of Life(funeral) was this morning & will be one remembered for a long time; a friend lost her father after an eight month battle with cancer; one…

REPOST: Don’t let the moment pass

The fact that I have been at this blog thing for seven months consistently is incredible! The fact that I have enough posts to start including reposts is incredible as well. With all that has been going on in my life, and having a wonderful group of friends and family who have “shown up” for…