Managing Expectations

Managing Expectations

Managing the expectations of the people you love can be a huge challenge over the holidays. Our children want it to be absolutely magical.  Which is almost impossible to guarantee. Our partners have their own vision of what is important – which is often...
Anatomy of Growth

Anatomy of Growth

Yesterday, in church, our pastor was preaching on Generosity.  He mentioned how growth leads to more generosity, and inserted a small quote from Norman Shawchuck, “Don’t push growth, remove barriers.” My ears perked up.  Don’t push growth,...
Vulnerability

Vulnerability

With any kind of major change or shift, people notice.  It is very easy to feel vulnerable with that kind of attention.  That vulnerability can keep us from shifting further, or even cause us to shift back to where we were. This is a picture of my second birthday....