It’s May, the end of another academic year, and schools are hosting commencement ceremonies. People of all ages are completing chapters of education and training; graduation season is upon us.
It’s that time of year again, strains of “Pomp and Circumstance” filling the air. Graduation invitations arrive, caps and gowns are donned, and family and friends gather for the big
It’s been a bumpy few weeks..hurts, physical and emotional, piling on, and patience for the needs of my life in short supply. I tripped and fell recently and broke a
Character is the essence of being, and shapes choices, opportunities, relationships, and ultimately, destiny. Everyone is on a quest. We’re all seeking something. Most of us look for love, success,
Dinner lands at a strategic point in the day. For most people, the evening meal caps a day of work, school, living on the run, stress, and demands from all
There’s a lot of wisdom that says the best thing you can do to achieve your goals, to raise a child, to do anything of lasting value, is to practice
We’re in that season…the season of beginnings, endings, ceremony, commencement speeches. This weekend I’m attending a family college graduation. I was not asked to give the speech. But this is
I used to struggle with the question of purpose. I couldn’t have named my purpose if my life depended on it. Was I doing what I was destined to do,
Are you hungry for change in your life? How hungry? Mildly bored and open to change? Or aching, longing, desperate for new and different? You know where you fit. But
This past weekend I finally finished a project I’ve been working on for a while. No, I wasn’t painting walls or weeding a garden, or working on my next book.
Drama, drama. It’s everywhere…relationships, social media, political arena. While life should be filled with moments of excitement, and we all inevitably experience conflict, drama is the unnecessary, masquerading as the significant. It’s exhausting. Frustrating. Pointless. I