Growing Strong Through the Hard Days

This is a hard day. I really don’t know how much more I can take. This is about to do me in. Whether it’s a day or a season, a person or a circumstance, the hard stuff can really do a number on us.  It may involve our own life, the life of someone we…

The Impact A Few Minutes Can Make

This morning I arrived at the grocery store, and the parking lot was mostly empty. (Isn’t it fascinating how exciting it is to go to the store when you're under a stay-at-home order?) I donned my lovely mask and gloves and ran through pouring rain to the door.  An older gentleman stood outside near the…

Dealing With Regret

Recently, a friend shared how burdened she is with regret in a particular relationship. She worried that a friend would forever be wounded by how she treated her and doubted whether she could ever forgive herself.  Have you ever felt like that?  I think most of us have. Today I thought I'd share an adaptation…