“And then I can get life back on track.” If there is a sentence I have said more often since 35, I would love to know it. This one-liner and its sentiments have been my perspective since fall 2019. In my memory there are distinct moments that I know I said this about health, relationships, … More 38

Shannie’s Mom

We are starting to see signs of spring. The days are a bit warmer, the sun is sticking around a little bit longer, and there is that freshness to the air. This is the time of year when Lent is underway, I celebrate my birthday and often the start of a new season: so something … More Shannie’s Mom

Step into the Story

What does it feel like when you leave a conversation with someone when you know they truly heard you? What about when they understood? How about when they help you make a connection or see something more clearly? That feeling of connection is what our humanity thirst for …. When quenched: elation. How many phrases … More Step into the Story

2023: Humility

2023: Humility My word of the year for 2023 is humility. Over the course of the last several years my word or theme of the year has had a profound influence and so my selection process has grown even more purposeful with each year since the first word in 2019. Recently I heard the concept … More 2023: Humility