Find Water

“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” Albert Einstein My husband repairs airplanes and really is brilliant at fixing things. If I spent 8 hours a day in the hanger expected to learn to fix airplanes, I have no…

Read more

Control and Fear

Control is always about fear. As fearfulness increases, so does the need to be in control. This is true of everyone, whether he is two or eighty-four. I was talking to a sweet Momma that I was working with in trying to help her identify the fears behind her need to be in control. “Control is about fear,” I said.…

Read more

The Power of Delight

Delight – 1. To take great pleasure, 2. Joy , 3. Something that gives great pleasure (Webster, 2011, pg. 115) I can remember as a child entering a room where my Mom was and seeing her eyes sparkle at the mere sight of me. I remember feeling pretty darn special as a kid. There was nothing really that special about…

Read more

Making Room

Adoption Loss “Did you know that hearts are stretchy and both of your Mommies fit in your heart?” She shook her head somberly. I went on to explain that just like her Mommy and Daddy could stretch out their hearts for each new brother or sister who joined the family, she could stretch out her heart for her first Mommy.…

Read more