Last Week’s Opportunities for Surrender

Hurricane Digging trenches to prevent flooding Sandbags at doors to prevent flooding Boards on window Preparing for power outage Ice blocks to keep fridge cold Power out for 7 days Still had running water, hot water, and gas stove for cooking (not too bad at all) Life slowed down Dark at night (what?!) Where to… Continue reading Last Week’s Opportunities for Surrender

From Empty to Nourished: Parenting with a Practice, a Path, and a Prayer

My husband and I added spiritual life to our family life 3 years ago. Actually this month is the anniversary of the very beginning of the awakening process we experienced, which started in June 2014. Prior to 3 years ago, we were caring people, striving to be good and do good. We were eating organic… Continue reading From Empty to Nourished: Parenting with a Practice, a Path, and a Prayer

Turning My Parenting Fail into a Parenting Win

I failed for about two hours today at being a patient, calm, and connected mom. I am experiencing sadness and frustration. I feel regret. I wish I made different choices a couple of hours ago… As my husband is putting our sweet resilient children to sleep right now, I’m reflecting on how I’m going to… Continue reading Turning My Parenting Fail into a Parenting Win