The We Wand

The We Wand

I should start with a disclaimer in that, almost certainly, I will violate my own premise in this month’s issue. After all, “we” seem to do that every now and then – don’t we? This past year, I’ve become more aware of how one word can change everything – one way or...
On The Take

On The Take

Every now and then, the focus on just one word can invite you on a reflective journey.  Especially when it’s a 4-letter word! Recently, this was the case for me as I read a daily reflection on how – and how often – we use the word TAKE. I had never really “taken” the...
Be Our Guest

Be Our Guest

I can still picture my 6-year-old-self sitting in our family living room and hearing my Mom’s voice in her southern drawl: Get your feet off the table.  She would then always follow-on with a defining statement of context: You wouldn’t put your feet on the table if...
The Growing Conundrum

The Growing Conundrum

As you pull-up a swing on “the porch” this month, I’m inclined to warn you this reflection on the conundrum of growth may seem somewhat vague. And it may seem to wander a bit. Not by design, but perhaps by necessity. I would also propose there may have never been a...
Bulblical Knowing

Bulblical Knowing

I’m always drawn to those amaryllis bulbs that they rollout as big “End Cap” displays around the Christmas season. You know, the ones containing the bulb, a simple plastic planter and a tiny bag of potting soil — packed in a nice little box with the picture of...