Encouragement

A Letter to Our Teenagers

A Letter to Our Teenagers

A few weeks ago, a friend's daughter turned 13, and she asked a few women, including myself, to write letters to her daughter about how to navigate the teenage years. Because let's be honest about something here - being a teenager in today's world is HARD.  And being...

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Running Past Regret

Running Past Regret

Sometimes it’s easy to be full of regret – regret for doing life a certain way for so many years, regret for just now understanding or seeing something you wished you had understood so many years ago, or regret for unhealthy relational dynamics with family or friends....

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Restoring With My Father in the Canyon

Restoring With My Father in the Canyon

A little over two weeks ago, my dad turned 80. It’s hard for me to believe that the dad of my youth – tall, strong, handsome, gentle, kind, accomplished, invincible – is the dad of my adulthood. Some things have not changed – my dad is still as tall, handsome, and...

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Remembering to Restore

Remembering to Restore

The last few weeks I've been doing a lot of thinking on the topic of remembering.  I've started preparing for the Restore Retreat coming up February 2022, and I've been writing a workbook to accompany the book I am releasing in January, Restore: Remembering Life's...

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If You’re In the Middle of Managing Disappointment

If You’re In the Middle of Managing Disappointment

Several of my people have experienced hard things, really disappointing things this week. Just when we all thought we were almost out of the woods with COVID, cases started to rise and masks started to go back on.  Once again, life can come to a screeching halt and...

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