“Cookies would make me feel better.” That was the calculated reply of my three-year-old son to his grandparents as they were leaving the hospital. His baby brother entered the world that morning, and after meeting his 7 lb 8 oz sibling for the obligatory photo op, Corey was heading home to spend the night withContinue reading “COOKIES WOULD MAKE ME FEEL BETTER”
So fun! PLNU reposted a piece from this blog – “Creating a Safe Space to Ask Ignorant Questions” in their online alumni magazine. You can read it by clicking HERE.
“I think you lied a little bit in your last post – the one on “8 Essential Steps to Creating a Sense of Belonging at Your Table”. Kara looked up at me from her seated position in the bleachers and smiled as I was getting myself settled in the space next to her, “Your houseContinue reading “I THINK YOU LIED A LITTLE BIT”
“Can I ask you all of my ignorant questions?” This question has opened up some of my favorite conversations with co-workers at Sonata Hospice in San Diego where I work as a Bereavement Coordinator. I have lived in the same house for 17 years. I have attended the same church that is ten minutes fromContinue reading “CREATING SAFE SPACE TO ASK IGNORANT QUESTIONS”
“On the first morning, when one of the chefs asked me why I took the class, I told him that my enthusiasm for cooking had outpaced my technical skills.” – Shauna Niequist, Bread & Wine: a love letter to life around the table. I have felt this same dilemma. My passion for cooking far surpassing myContinue reading “WHEN PASSION FOR COOKING SURPASSES ABILITY”