Tag Archives: encouragement

Progress!

I’ve been thinking a lot about the concept of “progress” lately, as I see it in my own life and in the lives of those around me. Sometimes, it feels like nothing is changing, and we feel discouraged.  We try many different approaches to the same challenge, but none seem to work.  We hope and […]

Still In the Race

“Go BAACCKKK!” my 3-year old pleaded through tears, as we drove home from her brother’s check-up at the pediatrician.  She sobbed and begged to return to the doctor’s office for nearly twenty minutes–all because of a miscommunication over which child would open the door to exit the office.  Tantrums arise fairly often over issues like […]

100!

After weeks of very sporadic writing, but with lots going on in life, I finally sat down and worked on some posts late–too late–last night.  After I clicked “publish” on the second piece I finished, my blog statistics informed me that it was my one hundredth post since starting the blog in May of last […]

Giving Grace

This is no revelation, but I was struck anew with some thoughts on giving grace to others, because we often have no idea what they are going through or have endured.  I was reading a fellow blogger’s post, as well as some of the comments following it, and what I realized all over again is, […]