Category Archives: inspirational words

We Live in a Spiritual World

On the radio this morning, they asked the question, “do children really have a sixth sense?” They invited listeners to call in with stories of whether or not their children saw ghosts. Some of the stories were easily explained and … Continue reading

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Our future selves

We only get to see each other a few times a year. We are used to it now, having built a long distance friendship ever since she left for college. I was 17, she was 18. We talk on the … Continue reading

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Girls weekend

There’s something magically awesome about a girls weekend. 2 days in a cabin at Lake Arrowhead. Eight girls, seven bottles of wine, twelve avocados, and 24 bananas. Not to mention at least two pounds of cheese. I’m positive there was … Continue reading

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They don’t know

Today I worked with 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders. Which tells me their birthdays fall somewhere between 2002 and 2005. They are studying biographies, so I thought it would be nice if they interviewed each other, wrote the responses, and … Continue reading

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You only get one

Tomorrow we give thanks. Sometimes, we forget to be thankful for the difficult things. We forget to be thankful for the exercise that brings us pain, but also a healthy body. We forget to give thanks for the arguments we … Continue reading

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Ex-Pats

When you travel, you hear this phrase thrown about often: “I’m an ex-pat.” I started wondering, what does that mean? Who is an expatriate? What is the difference between being an ex-pat and being an immigrant? So I went to trusty wikipedia … Continue reading

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Size matters?

Ok, ok, I realize I owe it to you (and myself) to complete my train of thought on tour guides. However, as I dug my spoon into my pumpkin pie ice cream (thank you grocery store for a bowlful of … Continue reading

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