Blog Archives for category On Being Better

Why I Love Tough Mudder

Last month at Lake Elsinore, I dug into my husband’s wet and muddy camelbak to pull out his iPhone and… Continue reading »

The Herod Vs. Santa Smack Down… for Advent and Peace

“Oh Holy Night..,” the classic Christmas time hymn, is running through my heart and mind this month and as we… Continue reading »

Holiday Lite… For Advent and Hope

I’m over at the laundry mat today.  It has become what seems like an annual tradition to cart our over-sized… Continue reading »

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‘Two Truths and a Lie’ in My Marriage

I just watched an old home video with my kids from 2001, from before I was married, when my now… Continue reading »

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Dear Women,

Dear Women, ‘Does this make me look fat?’  This question sneaks in and it steals our minutes and our days… Continue reading »


Get Lucky and Double Down

Eager-to-learn, college students at my work frequently ask me for tips on how to have a successful marriage.  Yet, it… Continue reading »


My 2017 Political Guide to Surviving Social Media and the News

It has been a wild ride the last year and I my best guess tells me to keep my seat… Continue reading »


How to Criticize a Pastor

October is Pastor Appreciate Month and it’s not over yet.  There’s still time!  Pastors so enjoy your ‘thank you’ gift… Continue reading »

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How I Voted

My heart has been heavy this election season.  There is no surprise there; we all can relate to emotions of… Continue reading »


What Got Jesus Into Trouble

What is faster? A cheetah or our car?  That was our serious conversation driving to church last Sunday. This wasn’t… Continue reading »