Tag: faith

Body Image & Spirit Connection with Shannon

Body Image & Spirit Connection with Shannon

Have you ever felt there’s a disconnect between the way you see yourself in your mind’s eye and what shows up in the mirror?  Does it seem that how you feel on the inside doesn’t match  up with how you look on the outside?  Is […]

Give Thanks in All Circumstances (Even 2020)

Give Thanks in All Circumstances (Even 2020)

How do you give thanks when the last thing you’re feeling is grateful? How do you respond to St. Paul’s invitation to “give thanks in all circumstances” when the whole year feels like a dumpster fire? When you really take the time to look through […]

Addiction Recovery & Ignatian Spirituality with Jean

Addiction Recovery & Ignatian Spirituality with Jean

If we are honest with ourselves, we know that addiction is a disease that touches all of our lives.  Maybe it doesn’t dwell in our own home, but in that of a family member or loved one.  Maybe the addiction isn’t to alcohol or drugs, […]

Wrestling with 2020 & Finding Joy in the Holidays with Mary

Wrestling with 2020 & Finding Joy in the Holidays with Mary

Hold onto your hats, kids, because this is one amazing podcast episode!  On today’s episode I talk all things 2020 and Holidays with the inimitable Mary Lenaburg.  We laugh, we reminisce…it’s a grand old time.  And Mary does as she is wont to do.  Namely, […]

Stillbirth & Hope with Monica

Stillbirth & Hope with Monica

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month.  You’ve probably seen that noted online or even in the news recently.  This month, we set aside time to remember the little ones we or our loved ones have lost.  And on today’s episode of the AWG […]

Flip the Script

Flip the Script

Flipping the Script: Changing Your Perspective When You Can’t Change Your Situation It’s a truth universally acknowledged that some days are just straight up crappy.  It’s another truth that some situations or sets of circumstances can leave us confused, dejected, exhausted, or even depressed if […]

A Litany for Self-Worth

A Litany for Self-Worth

Hey, you.  Yes, you – the one taking a breather or a break in your crazy busy day.  Also, you – the one mindlessly scrolling your phone because it’s a pandemic and we’re on month 32 of summer break and for the love what else […]

Next Stop: Dorm Room

Next Stop: Dorm Room

In four short weeks, our oldest son will be moving into a college dorm.  Somebody hold me, because I am having a really hard time dealing with that fact, m’kay? And, in typical “me” fashion, since I don’t want to face reality and deal with […]

Singing Solo

Singing Solo

I’ve been involved in music ministry in one way or another since the 6th grade.  Roughly translated, that equals out to about 30 years of singing for Jesus.  As a soloist and music minister, I’ve been a chorister and a cantor in choirs of all […]

So this is our new normal now, huh?

So this is our new normal now, huh?

It’s official.  We’ve been “safer at home” for a solid month now and coronavirus can kiss my ever-increasingly-insane behind.  This “new normal” is pretty much crazy.  My kids started spring break on March 12 and haven’t been back to school since.  Around the same time, […]