Just a stop along the way….

It hit me one day when I was in Argentina. The orphanage was just a stop on the way to somewhere else. I know it’s never intentional. But, we seldom know what more we can do for these kids other than play soccer, face paint, do crafts and put on a drama. That’s not knocking […]

Am I Worth Being Heard?

Children ask this question ALL THE TIME. Am I worth being heard?   You may not actually hear that question, but it will be on display throughout the day, every day. Let me explain. My office is located in the lower level of our home. That works out well most of the time.  Short commute. […]

Open Concept

The other night, I was watching one of my favorite shows on HGTV.  It’s called Property Brothers. In this show, twin brothers (one a general contractor, the other a real estate agent) work together to help people find their dream home.  In the process, they are usually renovating some part of the current or new […]

Preparing to Fail

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” – Benjamin Franklin How long should an astronaut prepare for a mission to space? Or how long should an Olympic athlete train to win the gold medal? What about child birth?  Or a half marathon? The SAT? A job interview?  And, the list goes on…. If you […]