Do you ever feel like you’ve just run out of things to say?Like the words are out there, in this nebulous cloud, just kind of swirling and spinning round and round, baby, right round, like a record baby… … but they’re just beyond your reach? Taunting you, like a bad 80’s song? You want to […]Read More When the Words Juuuust Won’t Come…
It’s either gonna get better… or it’s gonna get better. Pithy? Perhaps. But a deep and powerful truth, no matter what you’re going through. Of course, tell that to someone who’s truly suffering. Somehow the pat answers don’t sit too well. And yet… there’s something in us that clings to hope, isn’t there? Why is […]Read More PODCAST- When Hope Seems Lost… Tracking It Down with Sarah Beckman
You know that conversation you need to have?The one you’ve been putting off?Why are you putting it off, anyway?Never mind, I know the answer.Because, it’s well, HARD.That’s the whole idea behind hard conversations.They’re messy.And awkward.And risky. And, well, hard.Now I’m just repeating myself.See how hard this is? Who wants that?Not me. But sometimes, we need […]Read More PODCAST- Tough Talk… with Lori Stanley Roeleveld
Happy Valentine’s Day! Ah, love. It’s a many splendored thing. Makes the world go round… I’ve even heard it’s soft as an easy chair, and fresh as the morning air… Yeah, yeah. All that there. It’s also hard. Really HARD. Especially when you’re loving someone that’s well, SO unlike you, Why can’t they be more […]Read More PODCAST- Love and sandpaper and stuff… with Karen Ehman
You’d think a chat about beauty would be kinda, well, fluff. But you’d be WRONG. And I don’t mind telling you, pal. This is actually one of those conversations that, the more you listen, the more you pick up on some intensely profound (and dare I say “beautiful”? Yes. Yes, I do dare say it) […]Read More PODCAST – A Beautiful Conversation… With Christie Purifoy
She sits on a stool And tells me about her dreams while she eats breakfast ********************************* Ok, there you go… Time for my semi-annual inadvertent posting of a haiku on the wrong blog! Well, seeing how it’s too late to delete and all…might as well turn lemons into lemonade, & make the most of it […]Read More Morning Drill
Alright class, show of hands: Who wants to Love Your Enemies? “Ooooh! Me! Meee! Pulllleeeease pick Meeeeeeeee!” Ok you there, in the back, with the Coexist T-shirt on, come on up here. Oh, what’s that you say? You thought the question was “who wants to shove their enemies?” I see. Honest mistake. Makes total sense […]Read More Love Them Meanies: Who? Me???