Carry One Another’s Burdens

Let’s say it.  Let’s just be honest.  Life sucks sometimes.  Can I hear an Amen! The expectations we place on others and on ourselves leave much to be desired.  And perhaps the reason for our bad attitude.  Unmet hopes can often leave us angry and bitter if not placed in the proper perspective. And what is […]

On Cultivating a Little Life

“Now the range of our possible sufferings is determined by the largeness and nobility of our aims.  It is possible to evade a multitude of sorrows by the cultivation of an insignificant life.  Indeed, if it be a man’s ambition to avoid the troubles of life, the receipt is perfectly simple–let him shed his ambitions […]

7 Small Things to Connect with your Children

Here are 7 small things we can do almost everyday to connect and nurture our children: 1. Talk to them while in the car!  We are in the car so much these days it seems to be a great place for uninterrupted conversation.  Turn off the radio and put away the phone. 2. Admit our […]