Posts filed under: Relationships

There is Always Room at the Table for One More

He needed a place to stay. Just between one move and another move. So one of our sons came home and asked if his friend could stay with us until...

Walking in Each Other’s Shoes – Part Two

A friend messaged me after reading my latest blog post, “Walking in Each Other’s Shoes”. Tim’s message quoted a sentence from the post, along with a clarifying point: “history that...

Walking in Each Other’s Shoes

She looked at me from across the group of women and said, “What do you know, you have red shoes.” Initially, I was taken aback. I was caught off guard,...

Leaning into the Sacred

I love the idea that any place or moment can become sacred as a result of how we engage and interact with it. Jan L. Richardson in her book, Sacred Journeys, writes...

Mine versus Ours – When Rights Collide

Bickering voices emerged from the living room. Things began to intensify and the volume rose. And then shouting, “No, It’s mine! I’m playing with it”. The other quickly responded, “But...

The Creed to Live by in This Chaotic World

I think it would be fair to say that most of us have short sayings that help us to navigate our lives. These expressions reflect a guiding principle that help...

Stepping Into the Fullness of Our Stories

“Get up! Pick up your mat and walk.” Jesus commanded the man to stand up and walk. At first glimpse this may seem like a simple request, but this was...

Changing the Perceptions We Hold Around Leadership – From “Who Me?” to “Yes Me!”

As I walked by the classroom I was immediately pulled into its energy. I quietly slipped into an empty desk at the back of the classroom and began watching the teacher unfold an...