Change is Meant to Grow You, Not Kill You.

This sweet little train ride immediately took us into what seemed to be a quite dark and long tunnel...no easing in here folks, right to the scary part.  I looked back at my little one's to see their response to the unexpected and abrupt darkness and I noticed both of them leaning forward, almost perched in their seats searching for light ahead.  

Compromising or Being Compromised?!

I was having a really insightful conversation the other day with someone about relationships and how we are often preaching compromise as the solution to all conflict and problems and I was struck by something really startling in this conversation. The question that jumped out at my was how do we know if we are compromising or being compromised?

The Brilliance of Sports Radio.

I must confess, I don't watch or listen to the nightly news very often. I realize that this may not be the best way to stay current on what is going on locally or nationally, but I feel that the news is really depressing and only highlights the negative in our world. I mean, I have a weather app on my phone so I'm as well informed about temps outside as my local meteorologist is, and they're always right, right? I also listen to A LOT of sports radio. I really am a sports nut and listening to all my favorite sportscasters helps me stay mildly informed about the real world news and really informed about what's going on in the sports world.

Don't Be Afraid to Glance Up.

I'm recently back refreshed and rejuvenated from a great vacation with my husband....which was kid free and pretty amazing!

Now for the record, I'm the type of vacationer that likes to sit, read and catch up on rest and relaxation.  My husband on the other hand is the explorer, adventurer type.  Well this time around, I decided to step outside my usual vacation MO and spend a day with him exploring, hiking and experiencing what the destination had to offer.