Tanking up

I was struck recently by what I’m about to share here. I was hearing it said as pertains to dealing with kids, but, something about it made total sense in terms of dealing with human beings in general.   What I heard was this: When a child’s love tank is full, you’ll find that it…Read more Tanking up

The art of mothering – pt. 3

I have a little explorer on my hands, folks. My very own Dora. And you know what? I’m so proud of her, even though it often means sleeplessness and a bit of stress on my part. Like when she put her hand in the toilet bowl to touch the water. I caught her just before…Read more The art of mothering – pt. 3

A spouse lift

It’s not news that marriage is about mutual spousal support: of dreams, visions, career goals, ministry plans, everything. And I’ve always been able to say to myself that I’ve supported my dear husband. I always felt that for sure. But do you know what? I realized recently that I’m falling short still in one area.…Read more A spouse lift

About now…

"The greatest question of our time is not Communism vs. individualism, not Europe vs. America, not even the East vs. the West. It is whether man can bear to live without God." - Will Durant

I dare you to dream

I write this for the dreamer, the one who knows there’s more. The one who imagines a different way of being; the one who, even for a split second, sees an alternate reality. I write this for the one who craves a chance, a possibility to use his/her abilities to form what is yet unknown.…Read more I dare you to dream

BB5 – Handfuls of communication

It's time again to take it back - to an old blog post I used when I was a traveler. Location: Lagos, Nigeria. I wrote at the time from the perspective of a Nigerian expatriate, which I was. And am. Enjoy! Something really got my attention today. Ok, maybe two things. So this might not…Read more BB5 – Handfuls of communication

Community value

I’m writing this as someone who always knew in her head that community is helpful, useful, handy. See the words I’ve used there in describing it? Exactly. For most of my life, that’s been my stance. “Yeeea, it’s pretty good. Can come in handy, yep.” So to sum it up, when it came to me,…Read more Community value