When You Don’t Think Like Them…

We like the idea that we should think alike. But it doesn’t always happen that way. When we stumble into one of those moments it’s easy to feel torn between saving our friendship and hanging onto our ideals.

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Can You Recognize Fear When You See it? 

On Tuesday, I went out for my afternoon run. I was still warming up, only about 100 feet from my house, when a neighborhood dog began running in my direction. The dog’s owner yelled for the dog to come back, to no avail. I stopped in my tracks. Within seconds, the dog was right in…

New Growth – why we really should love the rain

I look out my window at the rain, and beyond it to the emerging green, EVERYWHERE!! Here in Indiana, buds of color are swelling to the breaking point and these last few days of warm rains ensure they’ll bust out in radiant color in an instant. The world outside my window is changing, in my…

Moody Mondays: Why? …and how to survive them

It’s a fine Monday morning! Spring is finally here! The sun is shining. Green things are peeking out from everywhere. Birds are singing. And there are a thousand and one things I would rather be doing than sitting in front of my work computer. I am truly grateful that I at least work from home…

Shut Up and Listen!

  My one-word theme for 2015 is LISTEN Listen and notice what happens when I keep quiet… Adopting this action for an entire year is going to be especially tough for me and I know I’ll probably fail on some days, but I’m ready to listen, with my ears, my brain, and my heart. Anyone…