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The Road IS Long

January 31, 2013


Last month the Lord promised me help when I needed it, so I took a leap of faith. I had no idea that the help He would send would be my Dad. I’m a great test-taker. In my younger days I was a teacher’s student, the kind of kid that made teachers feel like what […]

The ABCs of Turning Friends Into Enemies

August 23, 2012


This week Rep. Todd Akin very publicly put his foot in his mouth. Last month Pres. Obama very publicly put his foot in his mouth. On a fairly regular cycle in politics, someone with a visible platform is speaking sans the self-editing function and a brouhaha broils for a bit. For those who follow politics, […]

Healing Mothers, Healing Women

May 31, 2012


I am excited to be part of the Gift of Giving Life Virtual Book Tour! If you decide to invest in this amazing resource, look for the 10% off code at the end of the post. For millennia the danger and lack of choice that has surrounded childbirth has been the single most destructive force […]

The Parable of the Principals

January 20, 2012


The other day a friend, whose work life changed dramatically with a new boss along with the new year, sat across from me reborn, excited once again to be a teacher. She glowed and bounced as she talked about her day, laughed at the various trials of an overcrowded classroom, and grinned as I responded […]

Free Speech

June 24, 2010


Free speech. As Americans, this may be our most prized right. From agitators who have brought us changes we didn’t, as a culture, initially embrace, to teens struggling in their growth as individuals, we relish our freedom to say what we think. In psychology, it is the beginning of all healing, that place where we […]

Rethinking, Hamlet-like

May 23, 2010


I’ve been analyzing dreams for going on two decades, and have developed a good feel for when my subconscious has something to say to me. Today I woke up earlier than my usual seven and a half hours (when my backbone has fused and I need to either get up or stay in bed and […]