Tag: Relationships


Mentoring¬†is when someone with more experience pours time and energy into the development of another. We often think of it in the professional world, but how many of us think about it in our faith life? Both of my son’s

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The Time is Now

Sometimes, my ability to procrastinate astounds me. I think of myself as a planner, a lover of the “to do” list, and yet, the things I put off are often the most important. Changing this is long overdue. In fact,

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Nothing Changes

Sometimes I feel stuck in the mud. I’m running toward a destination, but I’m not going anywhere. It feels like nothing changes. I find myself asking, “God, where are You in this situation?” I don’t feel like I get any

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We have reached the phase in life where our oldest son has started looking at colleges. He is spending a lot of time contemplating what he wants to do with his life. He has lots of great ideas and interests.

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A month or so ago, my husband was considering a volunteer opportunity. I asked him why and he replied, “I’ve been thinking about my legacy.” Legacy? Really? I can honestly say that until that moment I had not given my

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Build a Bridge

It’s time for all of us to start to build bridges. Building a bridge is difficult and requires attention to a lot of details. There is no room for error. It needs lots of hands doing their part. This shot

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As the many invites to graduation parties are rolling in and commencement ceremonies are wrapping up, I couldn’t help but reflect on what graduating means.¬†Graduation marks the end of an accomplishment. It’s the end of a long climb. Obstacles are

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The phone call came. I had just finished feeding our newborn son. My brother tells me, “Dad’s dead. You need to come.” I was certain I had mis-heard him. Dad was fine yesterday. He had been to my house three

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Moses, at the burning bush, asked Him, “What is your name?” God responded, “I am who I am.” We often refer to God as the Great I AM. Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks says that our English translation is too limited.

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Sometimes life throws a curve ball. A small crisis this past week had this mom stressed and exhausted. My son had started having headaches. He was taking ibuprofen regularly just to get through the school day. We thought is was

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