525,600 + 1

Anyone familiar with RENT already knows… there are 525,600 minutes in a (non-leap) year. Today, I will traverse the bridge between 525,600 and 525,601 minutes of learning and life.  One year ago, I made the hardest decision of my life.  Hard for the uncertainty.  Hard for the impact it would have on so many lives.  Hard … More 525,600 + 1

The Joy of Fingerprints

Fingerprints are often overlooked in our day-to-day interactions.  Unless you are tasked with cleaning them off windows, doors, walls, etc.  (Aren’t little hands the most fun?!?) For nearly a year and a half, I’ve been intentionally “finding joy” and “choosing joy” in my life.  Not because joy wasn’t always there.  But because I had fallen victim … More The Joy of Fingerprints

A Path to Being

Looking back, I see a path.  A path worn in the earth.  There are places where the path widens, likely points of pause and reflection.  Possibly points where I spun ’round circles trying gain understanding.  Or maybe points where others joined me, helping me along the way.  There are places where the path tapers to a … More A Path to Being

Love Languages

Years ago, I read The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman.  Back then, I was skeptical at best.  The concept seemed too simple and a little unrealistic for me.  I took the test and found my top two love languages were Acts of Service and Words of Affirmation.  I filed that information away in the back … More Love Languages