Tag Archives: humility

More Wisdom From My Kids

I am utterly amazed at the ways in which God has worked change and growth in my heart, via lessons I’ve learned from observing my children.  Usually, the first time around, I’ll think, “wow, I hope L. and A. really ‘get it’ next time and learn from that mistake”.  After letting an incident steep in […]

Slippery Slope: A Poem

I took a few steps in a certain direction With each footfall, the ground became less level and safe Prideful thoughts, hasty words They are just as dangerous as careless steps near a cliff A slippery slope awaits those who tread recklessly Replaying those thoughts, those words in my mind Repulsion fills my heart every […]

9/11 Reflections

Almost everyone I know has posted something about remembering the horrific events of September 11, 2001.  Of course, that day is on my mind, too.  I was at home in New Orleans, a newlywed of two months.  My mom called me and told me to turn on the news; a plane had hit one of […]

Being Super

My husband has learned about medical conditions and procedures that I can barely understand or pronounce.  He has memorized volumes about the human body and especially the parts he focuses on for his specialty.  What I find equally amazing, and perhaps even more so, is how he has learned to make the transition from work […]