Nothing brings people together like a disaster. It’s human nature. Time and again through the historical hurricanes Harvey and Irma these past few weeks, the stories of humanity at its best have illuminated God’s light. I don’t recall a time where I’ve ever seen so many people with such compassion and ingenious fortitude come to… Read More
Recently I attended a retreat with a small group of women with whom I share a passion for living life more intentionally, with more purpose, and in a way that serves others. We planned mental exercises to help us leave behind the responsibilities of everyday life and focus on what makes us tick. One activity… Read More
To all the fathers: Your love, time and attention is worth more than any amount of money or accolade. Your love IS the currency that helps your child develop self-worth and self-love.
No, that’s not a typo in my headline. Yes, that melody in your head is the can’t-help-but-make-your-body-move song Celebration by the one and only Kool & The Gang. Just thinking about it lifts my soul and mood. Do you think they knew when they wrote this in 1980, that it would become an anthem that… Read More
Think of the times that tested your patience and made you question your faith, the situations that weren’t quite what you planned and the outcomes which weren’t what you hoped for. But now that you’re on the other side of those challenges, can you see how you’ve grown? Was something better in store for you? Did tragedy bring people closer together? Did He wake you up to live another day and enjoy the simple things with loved ones, to serve others, and to make a difference in this world?
These are just some of the examples I’ve seen of people turning their empathy into action – action that must not stop so that we can continue contributing to the conversations and solutions we must find, together.