Mac and Me – A Conscious Uncoupling, Week 1

Last week I made a change. After nearly 15 years of using a Mac as my primary everyday computer, I bought a Microsoft Surface Pro 4. I’m calling it a “trial separation” since I’m still not 100% sure it’s the right move for me, but after a lot of thought and research I felt like the time was right. Enough friends commented to my announcement on Instagram and said, “Let me know how it goes. I’m thinking of doing the same thing.” that I thought it would be helpful to share my experience. Read more


A New Ally in Moderating Screen Time – OurPact

If you’re like me you’ve read enough articles about the detrimental effects of screen time on kids to give you a sufficient amount of guilt and anxiety to last a lifetime. No fear, this is not one of those articles. Read more

My #sabbatical reflections

DSC_0271Last week I returned to work after my first ever ministry sabbatical. It was three wonderful, life-giving months, and I am thankful for every moment. When I returned, I sat down and started to write this post and quickly realized I had more to say than was appropriate for a blog post. Read more

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The practice of being fully present. #sabbatical

I realized that today is day 37 of my sabbatical, the beginning of week six – almost at the half-way point. Upon that realization, I took a few moments and thought back about these last five weeks – what I’ve experienced and what, if anything, I’ve been learning. Read more


Three great days at Sacred Heart Jesuit Retreat House to start my #Sabbatical

IMG_0946.JPGThe Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he refreshes my soul. Read more

Snow day sledding at Ruby Hill


Fifth annual neighborhood Christmas cookie delivery day

Andrew (7) and Ethan (10) did most of the work this year. Such a great family tradition!

Back to school!

First day of fourth and second grade for Ethan and Andrew!

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Ethan with his award from the #Denver @CoerverCoaching camp

So proud of this guy for winning the skills competition in his group at @CoerverCoaching camp – most moves in 1 minute!

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