…the parched land shall become a pool, and the thirsty lands springs of water…(Isaiah 35:7)

The Power of Presence

In the fifth grade, at Lakeview Elementary School in Santa Fe Springs, California, I felt like I was outclassed. The school served a large population. Each of the elementary grades had three classes and they were separated by some measurement of ability. I came to Laveview when I was in the fourth grade. I wound […]

How to Sink a Meeting

Support group meetings can go terribly wrong when crosstalk is not addressed.

Something the Lord Made

I’m unavoidably alone tonight on Monday. It being Family Home Evening, I figure that if I’m going to write, it should be something about family. That’s easy today given the three days I’ve just experienced. 1 person likes this post. Like Unlike

Don’t Tell Me to Shut Up

Warning: If you are triggered or otherwise bothered by frank discussions about childhood sexual abuse, pass this post by.   Nothing annoys me more than being told I can’t talk. Being talked over or any other form of suppressing my self-expression has the same negative effect on me. I recently cam to understand not only […]