Personal Growth

Icebergs, Gut Punches and an Invitation

November 17, 2020

I’m in my third trimester of pregnancy now and people often ask how I’m feeling, particularly women. I appreciate this so much, and have also noticed how quick my responses tend to be. I’ll say things…

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Learning to See the Unseen

October 27, 2020

A few weeks ago I began to notice a growing number of stories about pregnancy and infant loss. At 30-weeks pregnant, I found this very confronting. While this is an important topic to honor, I didn’t want my focus…

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Why Honesty is More Important Than Positivity

October 1, 2020

Earlier this week I had a call with my friend. We talk every week or so for about an hour, taking 30 minutes each to share and reflect. The purpose is to witness one another’s…

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Do You Fight for Your Limitations?

September 22, 2020

In early 2014 I had just accepted a job I didn’t really want. The problem was I didn’t really want the old one either. In a word, I was stuck. After giving my notice, I…

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Learning to Live in the Storm

December 20, 2018

The flower that follows the sun does so even on cloudy days. – Robert Leighton Yesterday marked five months since my husband and I have been married. I know most everyone says this and I…

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