Friday Free Draw

Friday Free Draw

I came home from a work trip to find hand picked flowers and colored pictures of little tiny fashion dolls with hearts and flowers on it. Giant yellow suns with slashes of yellow streaming out of the paper. Inside each (yes - there was more than one) 8×11 folded paper were notes of love and [...]

Summer Days

Summer Days

I don't know about you but it is a breath of relief when summer rolls around.  No school, less traffic, weekends at the pool, 4th of July, summer vacations (BEACH), and long days of sunlight that extend evening socials.  Each season is unique and has something to offer but summer time... well... let's just say [...]

Me vs. You

Me vs. You

Lately, my wife and I have been talking about the various seasons of life people find themselves in and specifically the season we are in - young kids, school, new home, work, small group, and a busy schedule with even more things to do and less time to do them! I think almost anyone you [...]

Give Yourself A Break

Give Yourself A Break

First let me just say that this “how to”  is a “me too” post. It’s a “How Too”. LOL. Today we are talking about compassion. I have had the beautiful privilege of recently walking out giving myself a break and having personal compassion! Life experience in this area has been truly one of the best [...]

My Holiday Tips

Life can be a bit crazy during this season. It can be fun, festive and a much needed break from the grind of most of the year. It can also be chock full of family drama, to many party drinks, dry skin, late nights and $$ issues. So here are my thoughts on the matter: [...]

Filling the Tank!

What do you do when you get tired, stressed, bored, or cranky? Recently, I have found myself pushing off some of the things that help me to keep my purpose in focus. I have allowed everyday chores and life to push out some of those little important self-care things. So often when people think of [...]