We Are Life Guards

About three years ago, my little kids are with a babysitter and I fidget, half naked on the bleachers, waiting for this life guarding course to begin.  The blue bathing suit just purchased on Amazon feels a little tight around my 40-year-old flab.   Quickly looking around, it is obvious that no one else here has … More We Are Life Guards

God Melted My Anger

Judging from my smile, you would never have guessed that I was burning on the inside but, there were a handful of years in my life when vicious words swirled in my mind and anger took the place of peace. Disappointment, lack of sleep, failure and chaos certainly contributed to this mental/emotional state but years … More God Melted My Anger

Wash Guilt and Resist Shame

I recently stumbled upon a book called, The Power of Vulnerability by Brene’ Brown.  It seems that everyone else found out about her before me and evidently she is a beautifully strong voice in the public sphere.  As I was listening to this “shame researcher” unveil her findings, many connections popped up with things I’ve … More Wash Guilt and Resist Shame