What do you do when your heart is full and heavy at the same time?

As this week comes to an end, my heart is both full and heavy at the same time. It is full, because I am wonderfully blessed. Time spent earlier in the day with a house full of children, their spouses, and grandchildren playing together throughout the house, and with everyone enjoying for the umpteenth time … Continue reading What do you do when your heart is full and heavy at the same time?

Seeing the Sublime — Learning from Children

How many of life’s most important lessons do we learn from children? I really don’t know how to answer that question; but, I know it’s a lot. I mentioned previously that I hoped to share a story involving one of my children that helps tie this discussion about living the good life and seeing the … Continue reading Seeing the Sublime — Learning from Children

What a suffering Savior teaches suffering saints

It is difficult to write about suffering. Part of the reason: it is such a personal topic. Writing about suffering and consequently inviting readers to think about suffering also involves revisiting experiences we are doing our best to move beyond. Another reason has to do with the fact that it is very difficult to write … Continue reading What a suffering Savior teaches suffering saints