People Are the Priority!

Welcome to Day 24 of 31 Ways to Embrace Lopsided Living! Several years ago I ran across this quote from author Anna Quindlen, “The great motherhood friendships are the ones in which two women can admit how difficult mothering is quietly to each other, over cups of tea at a sticky table with spilled apple juice and littered with markers without tops.” It was one of those sentences that seeped into my mind and heart, so rich in truth. We mommas need people to gather at our sticky ... [Read More]

What if … We Invite Others to Our Sticky Tables

Y'all, I might be a little sad ... this is the last week of my "What if ... 10 ways to live well in today's world" series." I cannot begin to tell you how much I have been encouraged by your comments and emails. What a gift this little community is to me! Thank you for helping me on my journey to live well and for the honor of encouraging you as you do the same!! Just in case you missed any of the previous posts, here they are: What if we do something instead of everything? What if we ... [Read More]

What if … We Take Off the Masks

We're nearing the end of this "What if ... 10 ways to live well in today's world" series. We've looked at several important topics such as doing something instead of everything, embracing good enough, taking a nap, choosing to be content, pursuing our passions, and giving ourselves grace. Today's topic is a tough one: What if we take off the masks? I'm reading {again} Emily Freeman's incredible book, Grace for the Good Girl. I started re-reading it a few weeks ago when I realized I was ... [Read More]