!!NEW TREND ALERT!!

That’s right.

I, well we, are starting a new trend.

Yes, totally new. Never seen before… and when you start hearing the buzz, What’s this? Who came up with this?  I just want you to know it started here. That’s right, right here, baby!

Okay, so hear me out.

It’s called SLO-DATING.

In the midst of a culture where everything is fast. Fast cars. Fast food. Fast internet. Fast girls. Fast marriages. Fast… we are slowing things down. I mean like really slowing things down.

To get a visual of how slow… check this out… and you’re welcome.  Continue reading

The beauty in burnt branches

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So, I took my girls hiking yesterday. It was glorious… not just the view, but the fact that my two girls (10 and 13)  passed four adults who had to stop and take a break because this was a killer incline.  Girls,  you know your mama will love you no matter what, but can I just tell you how proud I am of you that you knocked the snot out of this trail. (wiping the imaginary tear)… so proud. Continue reading

So, this is what growth feels like…

So, I did something last night.

Something that was so hard for me to do. Something that even the person who received that something had nooooooo idea how hard it was for me to do.

Have you ever had moments like that? Where you were taking an action step- a huge leap for you- doing something different, doing something that you might not have had the strength to do even a few months earlier? You know what I am talking about here?

Well, I did that…. and I feel a little weird. I’m not going to lie to you… it just feels weird.

Weird…. unchartered territory.  Continue reading