I came across this quote today from Japanese author Haruki Murakami: “And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t […]Read More The Stormy Seasons of Life
As we go though life, some of the questions we ask change. As events unfold and we enter new seasons in our lives, the questions that we thought were big no longer are. For me, those questions are no longer ones like “Why me?” or “Why do bad things happen to good people?” Instead, my […]Read More Life’s Big Questions
This morning I was taught a pretty good lesson by a 4 year old… We all have sayings like, “Don’t hold my past against me.” or “It’s a new day to start over.” and we like fresh starts. Nobody wants to have things from our past dredged up and used against us when we feel […]Read More From the Mouth of Babes
Happy national cancer survivors day! Being a survivor doesn’t mean you’re in remission or cured. Being a survivor just means you’re alive. You’re LIVING. Even with terminal cancer, you can be a survivor as long as you’re continuing to live life. I don’t mean just taking breathes, either. I mean actually living and being an […]Read More National Cancer Survivors Day 2020
Yesterday we had our primary and local elections in South Dakota. Why does voting for your local dog catcher matter? You’re seeing why right now. Every single person in every position plays a role. It’s critical to vote. I won’t go so far as to say that if you didn’t vote you can’t complain. I […]Read More Don’t just vote. Educate yourself first or don’t vote.