A Lesson Learned About Thankfulness

Every November I say that I’m going to do the challenge where you post something daily for which you are thankful. 30 days, 30 things. November 1st comes and goes, then the 2nd and the 3rd, and before I know it, it’s mid-November and I’ve not shared a single gratitude post! Not this year! IContinue reading “A Lesson Learned About Thankfulness”

A Lesson Learned About What Love Requires

Have you ever re-read something and realized that you missed a lot of information the first time you read it? Maybe you missed an important detail or it just didn’t click the first time.  This has happened to me numerous times – with books I’ve read, movies I’ve watched, even songs I’ve listened to. TakeContinue reading “A Lesson Learned About What Love Requires”

A Lesson Learned About Legacy

Our tech director shared a story last Sunday during our pre-service warmup that I just can’t get out of my head.  I’m sure you’ve heard of Alfred Nobel – at the very least you know about his peace prize. What I didn’t realize was the story behind how that last name came to be soContinue reading “A Lesson Learned About Legacy”

A Lesson Learned About Perspective

My distain for reading glasses. My mom’s cataract surgery. The movie Soul Surfer. Let’s start with my distain for reading glasses.  I’m in my forties, yet I have 80 year old eyes. Every year since 4th grade I’ve gone to the eye doctor, and every year he’s had to make my prescription a little bitContinue reading “A Lesson Learned About Perspective”

A Lesson Learned About Grief and Ice Cream

One of the hardest chapters of my life involved a season of infertility. How’s that for an opener? Nothing like just jumping right in to a deep subject, right? The reason I’m revisiting this part of my journey now is because I had the opportunity to take part in an emotional and spiritual care trainingContinue reading “A Lesson Learned About Grief and Ice Cream”