We Belong

We Belong

I am so excited to share with you what I experienced this past week… It’s blowing my mind!!!   Last Saturday I wrote this: “My favorite opportunities are the ones that present us with a chance to take a break, get a good night’s rest, and help us feel...
Opportunities… and a great one for YOU!

Opportunities… and a great one for YOU!

This past week I’ve been thinking about opportunities.   When we think of opportunities, we usually think of things such as getting a better job, landing more paying gigs or being offered chances to grow our skills and talents.   Often we are able to take really...
Emotional Exhaustion

Emotional Exhaustion

I’m sitting in a super cool “Student Center” at SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design) in Savannah, GA. I came to pick up my son for the summer. He’s turning in his last assignment for his freshman year before we drive back home to Tennessee. (BTW, click here to...
Feeling, falling and embracing life again

Feeling, falling and embracing life again

I have a personal story to share with you – and a valuable tip that comes with it. I sat in the bleachers of my son’s middle school gym, holding a balloon that said “Congrats Grad!” I felt really good: I got up early enough to get ready, to go to the store to...
Music Is Heartache’s Remedy

Music Is Heartache’s Remedy

I’m writing to you on a beautiful Tennessee Friday evening from my back porch. It’s quiet here – except for the music coming out of Blais’ room. He’s had a hard week and is singing his heart out – belting out some 70s rock. Some kids go for a run to get...

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