Six Ways to be Light in a Dark World

Friends, can I be honest with you today? I have been battling some deep insecurities over the past week. I am not generally an insecure person, but last week my son began preschool and I found myself dreading the meet-and-greet. What if all of the other moms are more put-together than I am? (And by … Continue reading Six Ways to be Light in a Dark World

Five Ways to Thrive in Seasons of Waiting

“Show me good waiting” is a common phrase in my home. My toddler, like all toddlers, struggles with waiting for things that he wants and wants instantly, primarily snacks. In an effort to cultivate patience and keep the peace, I started using the phrase “show me good waiting” when he was two, and it stuck. … Continue reading Five Ways to Thrive in Seasons of Waiting

Wildflowers : Five Ways to Count Your Blessings When Life is Chaotic

There is a stretch of highway near where I used to live that is on my list of top three worst roads to drive – the Taconic State Parkway. For some reason, New York likes to call winding, narrow two-lane roads with no shoulders “parkways”. They also like to give them speed limits of 55mph, … Continue reading Wildflowers : Five Ways to Count Your Blessings When Life is Chaotic

Stop Wishing, Start Doing | A Plan for Setting Goals that Actually Works

I never wished to run a marathon. It was not my aspiration to have a sticker on my car that reads “26.2”. I will say to this day that I was conned into the whole thing by my dear friend and partner in ministry, Loren. She first talked me into running a half marathon, and … Continue reading Stop Wishing, Start Doing | A Plan for Setting Goals that Actually Works