How Well Do You Listen?

Over the past few weeks, Dawn (Director of Client Support) and I have been facilitating a client advocate and mentor training. We use curriculum called Compassion, Hope, and Help made by our national affiliate, Care Net. This training is done over the course of eight...

Spread Kindness

Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.    –Col.3:12 Kindness is a word that is overused. We are familiar with a random act of kindness and that has somewhat been reduced...

Chasing “Normal”

It’s the time of year mothers around the country are exhaling a collective sigh of relief. Summer is over and school is back in session. We are getting back into the swing of things with our schedules and disciplines. As we strive for a feeling normalcy, we make...

Adjust Your Sails

We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust our sails. I was always the crew. I’ve been the crew since I was about 5 or so years old and my Grandpa Rudy put me in a sailboat with Andi, my 7-year-old cousin. My illustrious sailing career started the moment the boom...

Blessed Are Those Who Mourn

Tuesday morning. I was not expecting the news, the result of weeks of praying and searching. I was not expecting the deep sadness that followed. Mollie Tibbetts, the third beautiful life lost in our state in such a short time. Sadie Alvarado, Jake Wilson, and Mollie...