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Lessons from Meeple

Life is rich with teaching moments, those seemingly small events that impart something about our world, or more importantly, about ourselves.  Teaching moments often come in surprising ways.  369 more words

As a social worker, my whole career centres around building working relationships with a wide variety of people. Whether I’m at the office or in clients’ homes, I’m always navigating unique and dynamic relationships and taking on many different roles (spouse, sister, friend, colleague, social worker, employee). 1,046 more words

When Life Threatens To Bust Me Wide Open

The things meant to sustain us, are often the things that drain us…

Some days break me. Crack me wide open. I feel exhausted and moody. 422 more words


"I yelled at Grandma." 

Those were the words I uttered to my Mom as I sat next to her hospital bed. Suddenly she was awake. Her eyes widened, “What did you say?” … 753 more words


Oriented Out at Beautiful Pepperdine!

What a journey the last two weeks have been as new faculty at Pepperdine University, in Malibu. I will be teaching at Seaver College’s Center for Communication and Business this year.   821 more words


Life Still Isn't Slow...

I am still reading Chasing Slow. The book isn’t a massive volume and I very much enjoy reading it, but finding the time to slow down, on most days, can be daunting. 419 more words


What Is Truly Important?

That apple looks so good. So juicy. Absolutely delicious, and I realize I am hungry.

The things. The busyness. The to do list. Being best. Being needed. 242 more words