30 Days of Gratitude

Nov 1:  God. For offering me forgiveness and atonement. Nov 2: Beloved. There are not enough words. Nov 3: Our children with all their fierce fire and energy. Nov 4: My parents, brothers and their families who are so far away. Nov 5: My work. LOVE what I do and who I do it with. […]

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Big Important Things I Am Grateful For, Including You

Possibly my very favorite thing about living in America is Thanksgiving. I may never understand sweet potatoes topped with marshmallows, but that aside, it’s a wonderful day. Now I know the politics of pilgrims and Native Americans aren’t straight forward and that part of what this day represents is anchored in history we don’t like […]

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Have you been grateful for an ER or easy access to a doctor for a child suddenly ill in the middle of the night?

This morning at 3am my eldest daughter came rushing into my room, screaming for help. “Can’t you hear her Mum? She’s in pain and she’s crying for you,” referring to her 7 year old sister. For the first time in my parenting life, I had not heard her. In fact, I was in the deepest sleep I […]

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