Spring Lessons 2021 Edition

These past few months have flew by too quickly, and sadly my brain has been too full of other things to write in this space. Thankfully, it has been a good full as you will see below. Today, a few days before Summer officially begins, I take a few minutes to reflect on the lessons learned this spring. Here they […]

Intended Consequences

So many of our actions have unintended consequences. As humans, our minds are not made to see every possible outcome of each decision. Most of the time, we see the situation from our point of view and if we are lucky maybe at least one other point of view. From an outside perspective, some of the consequences seem obvious. For […]

What’s Saving My Life Right Now (2021 Edition)

In a year of transitions, craziness due to COVID and elections, and just life in general, sanity can sometimes be difficult to find. Finding what grounds us and keeps us sane is essential to not only living but being resilient in an ever changing world. Every year Modern Ms Darcy encourages bloggers to link up with her about what is […]

December Reads (2020 Edition)

This fall, I felt like I was navigating new terrain. Things often seemed uphill and rocky at times as I learned new technology, reconnected with family and friends, and experienced American politics first hand. They say that returning to your home culture can often be more challenging than going to a new culture. Things are the same yet they aren’t. […]

It’s Time to Rebuild

Rebuild: To build something up after it has been damaged or destroyed Our world is broken.  People are hurting due to natural disasters, disease, broken relationships, social injustice, and so much more. For the past 12 years, I have lived in countries that were trying to rebuild. With my team and local friends, I would feel the ups and downs of the rebuilding process. […]