Recently, my husband and I had the opportunity to speak at our church on the subject of home and family, two issues at the center of my heart.
Despite increased awareness and overwhelming clinical research, one third of Americans – and nearly half of evangelical, fundamentalist, or born-again Christians - still believe prayer and Bible study alone are enough to overcome mental illness.
Seventy-five years after Rosie the Riveter declared, “We Can Do It”, American women are still struggling to find a work/life balance. Rosie may have been talking about the war effort, but her iconic image left an enduring legacy of feminism and female empowerment. There is no doubt women have helped to shape the landscape of … Continue reading The Myth of Work/Life Balance
Here's what a remember about being a new mom: Tired. So very tired. I regret all the times I didn't nap when I was a kid. Projectile vomit has a projectile span of roughly six feet. Everything smells like spit up or bleach. Yankee doesn't make a candle that masks the smell of a baby with rotavirus. Here's what … Continue reading A little bit of coffee and a whole lot of Jesus
I have mixed feelings about the next four years.
Steve Jobs once said, “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else´s life.” That Steve was a smart guy. Wonder if he ever made anything of himself.
“Wow. That sounded better in my head.” I can’t believe I said that either. How magical it must be to think before you speak. To pause, form a coherent thought, then share it instead of sharing with your audience, forming a coherent thought, then pausing as a hush falls over the room. Le sigh. Those people are as … Continue reading It’s all about me