I have worked the 12 steps of recovery for six years, and the meditation part of the 11th step has… Read more 2014 word of the year
*My friend Samantha Hogan has been gracious enough to share my life story with her followers on Facebook. I thought… Read more This is my story . . .
I think eye rolling in church might be inappropriate. But I’ve done it my whole life—if not outwardly, inwardly. Confession:… Read more Father envy
When I was in Beijing as a college student, I took the dirtiest bath ever. After spending three weeks in… Read more Dirtiest bath ever
Since my daughter’s name, Margaret, means “daughter of light,” and since my 2013 word of the year is light, almost… Read more This little light of mine
About a year ago, I decided to create a second blog, Your Daily Dose of Gratitude. I’d already been writing… Read more How do you know me?
In 2011, I was inspired by my friend Denise Felton to select a word of the year. In 2011, my… Read more 2013 word of the year
Life is incredibly short. I was reminded of this yesterday when my husband learned that a friend of his from… Read more Setting down the bucket
Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. This year, we’ll celebrate it a little differently since we’ll be caring for a brand… Read more For all of it
As a high school student, I set my alarm clock for 15 minutes prior to school starting–not 15 minutes prior… Read more Rise and shine