Category: Humility

The Accidental Entrepreneur 2.3.17

I’m not sure exactly what’s going on here but something beautiful is growing.  One of my gifts is being able to see potential and this humble little endeavor holds a lot of promise.  That’s what I tell myself when I hear myself saying things…

The Accidental Entrepreneur or The time I tried to buy an ink cartridge and ended up starting a business.

A week and a half ago, after setting the intention to be more budget-conscious I found myself needing a black ink cartridge.  Those things are expensive and I didn’t have enough left in my weekly home management budget to buy one.  I could’ve used…

Gratitude for Resurrection

You see, this body of mine, it carries both the signature of God and the story of my life,

The gift of sight

[we are] offered the opportunity to weave together a new understanding of God and to seek Him where He is instead of where [we] want Him to be.

The Becoming Years

The other day I was having a conversation at the pool with a dear friend.  As a fellow traveler on this road of healing, she could relate to the place I find myself in with such gracious understanding that I reveled in the tidbits…

This I know. One year later.

A year ago I shared some thoughts with my local congregation and close friends and family after suffering the loss of a briefly held but long-cherished and promised pregnancy.  In my anguish and confusion, I testified of my faith in the love of God…

Vehicle of my Soul

In early January, I found myself face-to-face with some surprising bloodwork and in an effort to understand what was going on with this body of mine, I began to see a new endocrinologist.  She made some pretty severe diet recommendations and encouraged me to…

Practicing Compassionate Patience

Since last fall our household has been navigating a substantial disappointment.  In the aftermath of our experience, amidst the agony of confusion, self-doubt, and just plain hurt, I feel unsettled about my ability to trust myself and anyone else, including God.  As I acquaint…

Parented by Heaven

Last week I watched the beautiful daughter of one of my dearest friends.  This sweet little thing has been a gift in my life in so many ways so our family was enthusiastic to welcome her into our fold for several days.  Throughout the…

O Pioneers

The summer I turned seventeen, my mom and dad borrowed a pop-up trailer and orchestrated a study of Mormon pioneer history for our little family of 7.  In our occasionally trusty, bright blue 12 passenger van, they carted us across the country to wander…