14 Lessons from 14 Days in India

14 Lessons from 14 Days in India

Though I travel a lot as a speaker, have been on mission trips, have a daughter living in Mexico, and have traveled to my family’s village in Sicily, I was anxious traveling half-way around the world to Chiluvuru, India. Lots of travel time allowed me to reflect...
I Have No Friends and Other Mom Grief

I Have No Friends and Other Mom Grief

I desire friendship was what I wrote in my journal. The tears flowed and I felt stupid. I had mom grief. What a selfish thing to write, I thought. I have friends. I mean, I had friends. Now, I have relationships. Work relationships, Facebook and Instagram...
Honesty and Envy and You

Honesty and Envy and You

Last week, I was reminded of envy. I read about the Longaberger Basket office closing. If you don’t know what that is, it’s the building which houses the Longaberger company headquarters. It’s shaped like a basket and is in southern Ohio.  My friends...
So, You’re Thirty-Something

So, You’re Thirty-Something

So you’re thirty something. It’s a great place to be. You’re still young, but not-so-young is on the horizon. You’re more grounded than ever. But it’s weird. You’re not that young kid any more. You have kids of your own. And you...
Four Lessons Learned From An Unlikely Pair

Four Lessons Learned From An Unlikely Pair

It’s my privilege to share this story my daughter wrote from one of her recent trips to Hope Of Life International, Zacapa, Guatemala. Kaylee’s spent seven months in the last two years in the mountains of Zacapa. I want to share the story of an everyday...