When Gratitude Doesn’t Work

Our culture seems to imply a magic behind gratitude. There are books and articles and websites promising if we are grateful, we will be everything from happy to abundant. Our lives will fall into place with gratitude. Our perspective will change, our faces soften, our...

Just One Thing

  Once in a while, as I’m chopping potatoes and onions for a vegetarian dinner, my mind wanders. I’m quite sure it’s the potatoes. Potatoes are the same cut a thousand times over…. My mind decides to go somewhere else. Often, it’s 90...

The Car Accident

Trusting them is our biggest lesson. Fifteen minutes after leaving the house, Jordan called me. “Mom, I’m fine. I wasn’t in an accident. But I saw one. The sheriff is here and wants me to stay.  I can’t get my car out, but I wasn’t hit....