Maggie will turn four in November. I watched her sleeping tonight (since I couldn’t seem to fall asleep myself). She… Read more Doing
My three year-old daughter has been waking up around 2 a.m. for weeks now, tossing and turning in tears, crying… Read more Outcomes
In memory of my friend Tara’s father, Jerry, who recently relocated to The High Resting Place, and in celebration of… Read more Platitudes
When will you be satisfied?
Martin Luther King, Jr., once said, in his infamous “I Have a Dream” speech, that people always asked him the… Read more When will you be satisfied?
Making the magic happen
I’m constantly keeping my antennae up for eye-catching bits regarding retention, the workplace, professional development, and careers. I came across… Read more Making the magic happen
Word of the year 2015
“Blessings fill your life.” I have ruminated on this statement—which I perceive to be a truth given to me by… Read more Word of the year 2015
2014 gift list
Over seven years ago, I started a painful journey toward becoming myself. Lately I have been contemplating some things I’ve… Read more 2014 gift list
Dream come true
A few weeks ago, in the stagnant heat of our storage building in July, I dug through boxes and crates.… Read more Dream come true
There are some moments in life when I’m able to vividly recall exactly what I was doing at precise moments… Read more God will
2013 gift list
Before I move on, I want to look back—not to dwell on the past or listen to Sirens, as I… Read more 2013 gift list