Listening · Musing

Kindness Is Not Enough

This whole “Walk Up Not Out” thing has gotten a little out of hand, and for the record, my biggest complaint about it is the “Not” in the phrase. Like we can’t do both. Like protest is a bad thing. And of course, looking at how ridiculously people have reacted to athletes taking a knee… Continue reading Kindness Is Not Enough

Listening · Reading

Audio Book Hangover

For the past six months, a man named Ralph Cosham has been my traveling companion during my daily work commute. He doesn’t pay for gas, never offers to drive, and never buys me a Dr. Pepper. He doesn’t even thank me for the ride. Instead, I thank him because what he has brought to my… Continue reading Audio Book Hangover

Giving · Listening · Musing

The Little Things

On one of my walks last week, I saw a couple of things that made me smile, and I thought, I haven’t shared this kind of post for a long time, so let’s resurrect it because heaven knows, many of us need these bits these days - as often as we can get them. A… Continue reading The Little Things

Learning · Listening · Musing

Finding Grace – Family Music Goals

Each year my husband and I challenge our kids to come up with a personal project they’d like to complete – or some kind of goal they’d like to meet – by the end of their summer vacation. We used to try to give the extrinsic motivation to it by tagging a reward like going… Continue reading Finding Grace – Family Music Goals