The Flip Side

So the other morning, it was one of those mornings. You know, the ones where you can hear the lines of the childhood book, “Alexander and the Horrible, No-good, Very Bad Day” that list all the “awful ,horrible, no good very bad things” that happen to poor Alexander one day.   My list started like this:  I woke up late because I forgot to put the ringer on my phone so that the 5 different ringtones set apart at randomRead more

Silent Sunday

Silent Sunday   Am in a few book studies these days… some professional, some devotional ❤   Am so aware that there’s always so much more to learn in order to grow and live well and love well… But I’m also letting myself sit in the knowledge that there IS always more, and will always be more…and that’s okay.   Thankful that I know more than I did yesterday, and hopefully will know more tomorrow than I do today.  Hoping that whatRead more

MindFULL or Mindful…

So, at our school, in this fast-paced, filled-with-trauma world, we’re working on being mindful. “Mindfulness” has been a phrase that we’ve used a great deal in the past year. My realization? That this teacher, (wife, mom, friend, etc), can be a tad-bit distracted a lot of the time.  So often  I am more mindFULL than mindful. So am rethinking some things. Here  are some of my thoughts: My growing definition of mindfulness- being fully present in the moment I’m in;Read more