Crazy Things We Do When We’re Not In the Momement

  Let’s be honest with each other. Sometimes we say or do stupid things when we are not paying attention.  My family has a good laugh when remembering one of the random things I said during a dinner time prayer. It was one of those evenings when I was on autopilot.  It was my turn […]

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Why This Election Is Making Me A Better Person

I’ve lived through many presidential elections and have been an active voter for 33 years. Like many of you, I haven’t seen an election this negative and divisive. It’s been downright ugly. I have friends and family who voted for the candidate that I could not support.  Their decision baffles me.  At the same time […]

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We All Do Better When We All Do Better

We all do better when we all do better is not a redundant statement. It’s a saying I used to hear from the late Minnesota Senator Paul Wellstone. Senator Wellstone was a champion of the working and middle class. In 2002 Paul Wellstone, his wife Sheila, and daughter Marcia, along with the pilot died, in […]

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How I Wonder What You Are

Twinkle, twinkle, little star How I wonder what you are Up above the world so high Like a diamond in the sky Twinkle, twinkle little star How I wonder what you are One of the things I hate, and at the same time love, about camping is getting up in the middle of the night […]

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What is Our Anger About?

I don’t know if you have noticed (and I’m sure you have) that there is a lot of anger  in our world.  A contentious election is heating up in the US, there are civil wars and brutal conflicts, and drivers are encountering road rage every day. What is our anger about? Anger is an interesting […]

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Are You Living the Life You Dreamed Of?

Looking back into my 20’s I can remember the dreams I had about what kind of life I’d be living right now.  Am I living the life I dreamed of? In short, no. It is so hard to predict what the world will be like in the future.It’s even harder to predict what our relationships […]

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