When I was a child, one of my favorite movies was PollyAnna. For this little five year old, there was so much to love about that movie. If you don't know the story, a young girl named PollyAnna goes to live with her wealthy Aunt, after her parents pass away. She has such a beautiful… Continue reading PollyAnna And The Glad Game
As we move through Advent and into the Christmas season, I sit with Mary and reflect on her willingness to say “yes”. As I look at statues and pictures of the Madonna lovingly cherishing the child Jesus in her arms I consider one of her greatest gifts to me, the willingness to say yes. Yes… Continue reading Mary’s Fiat – An Invitation to Say Yes
As election day draws near, I can't help but share a reflection on elections, from my time living in Asia. As many of you may recall, I lived in Hong Kong some 20+ years ago. During my time there I traveled constantly, visiting different countries and markets. One particular experience stands out to me so… Continue reading An Election Reflection
I met this woman the other day that was just amazing! Yes, she was kind and lovely and generous and had so many wonderful traits. However, what stood out to me was her passion. She competes in extreme obstacle course marathons all over the world, and is absolutely passionate about it! By the way, she… Continue reading What is your obstacle course?
I love the Fourth of July. Dare I say, it is one of my favorite holidays! Usually I write a little blog and I share stories of the small towns; the parades and fireworks that made Fourth of July so special for me as child. Not this year. This year, let me tell you about… Continue reading Reflections on the Fourth of July