“This Is Us” is Currently My Family Therapy

Trigger Warning: Addiction, death and This is Us spoilers…. I just finished watching the episode in This Is Us -where Jack experiences the death of his mother. It’s in the most recent season, which will be the last season of the show. The reason that I have loved the show is that it has often…

The Pleasure Principle

Today, in Yoga class, I was given a “truth bomb” card. It came from a stack of cards with various messages on them. The one that I got today blew my mind- because it was PERFECT for where I am right now in my journey. It said this: “Pleasure is Power”. I shared this thought…

Tempis Fugit

I want to stop time……. Every morning (especially Saturdays), I wake up in our tree nest, surrounded by my beloved books and photos of all of our adventures. My family photos dating back generations are on my bedroom shelf, easily accessible when I want to take a walk down memory lane. Our coffee maker is…

Radical Rest

  Today is my Sabbath. A new concept for me that I am trying to honor, but one that actually goes back thousands of years. The meaning of the word centers around the idea of rest and worship- a time to renew, re-connect and restore. With our Creator, with ourselves, with our joys and passions.…

Pajama Time

A while back, my favorite author/teaching Pastor, Shauna Niequist wrote about pajamas, in her fabulous book “Present over Perfect”. She wrote about a time that she was working on learning to take better care of herself. She wrote that one of the first things she was told to STOP doing was sleeping in workout clothes–you…