My Christmas Tree Skirt

By Sally Miller I inherited a Christmas tree skirt which was hand stitched by my mother in 1956.  I know because she stitched her initials and date into the skirt.  In 1956 I started kindergarten. The skirt was made of white wool felt.  My mother embroidered 7 sequined poinsettias which…

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Episode 368: “The New Normal, The Next Normal: Strategies for Coping and Thriving in a Changing World” with Trisha Taylor

Trisha Taylor helps leaders, congregations, and couples work toward emotional and spiritual health and maturity so that they can live with joy in loving relationships and can meet the adaptive challenges of our rapidly changing world. She is an ordained minister, counselor in private practice, author of two books and…

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Wired for Struggle

By Janet Davis “Our job is to look (at our children) and say, “You know what? You’re imperfect, and you’re wired for struggle, but you are worthy of love and belonging.” ... Brene Brown, TED talk: the Power of Vulnerability With nearly 50 million views since 2010, Brene Brown’s message…

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Getting Unstuck

Over the last year, I have learned that three practices help me to get unstuck: opening my mind and heart to God, being of service to others, and becoming more self-aware of the thoughts, emotions, and stories that drive me. Lately, I have been pondering about the third practice. In…

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