3 Things I have observed about rest.

Rest is done best in community. THIS ONE IS SO HARD!!! If you are anything like me, you tend to enjoy recharging by being alone, enjoying the quiet, doing what you want. Buuuut, if this is your only rest, then you are too busy.Rest looks a lot like play. Huh?! Play...

Why does this desert seem to go on for-ev-er?!

When the Israelites left Egypt they spent 4o years in the desert.  40 YEARS.  I know we find ourselves familiar with this story; so familiar that we forget to slow down and sometimes take it for granted.  But this story in scripture is so important in...

The Importance of Play

Play is so important Have you ever noticed: Play happens when we are able to set aside our to-do list. Play releases stress. Play builds connection and memories with others. Play is vulnerable. Ugh, play is so vulnerable, isn’t it?  I don’t know about you, but...

Don’t be so dramatic….

Gratitude and attitude. We have heard it a MILLION times in the last several years: gratitude actually changes your mindsetgratitude changes your brain chemistrygratitude attracts things to be grateful for. I embarrassingly admit, over the last 6 months or so, I have...

I mess up. A lot.

I can be very impatient. Sometimes I lose it on my husband, other times I mumble under my breath, and sometimes I grumble in frustration with my daughter when she doesn’t move fast enough or doesn’t let me get my things done. It is humbling. Just...