Hi there! It’s been awhile. Happy New Year + Hope all is well with you! Our family moved across state this summer, and I took some time away from writing. It’s been quite a season of change! New community, new jobs, new schools. Lately I’ve been asking myself, “Is social media the best way to … Continue reading Gaining Perspective | We Thrive Online
Yesterday my son told me about an incident at school. There’s this group of kids, 'the 5th grade “bullies'. The title is well-earned. They name-call, “stupid”, “b---ch”, , “gay”, etc., proclaim worthlessness of classmates, celebrate when words strike tears, and poke fun at authorities who intervene. Well my guy has had enough of it. He noticed a classmate caught in … Continue reading Words | Bullies | Courage
Given a chance to do something differently, who wouldn’t swipe the opportunity? I can cite some very exact moments from my past that I’d change in a heartbeat. How about you?
“Be intentional.” — What does that mean anyway? Purposeful, deliberate, pre-meditated, — they’re interchangeable. Sounds ideal, but how does it play out with technology? “Intention” is basically a fancy way of saying, “think about what you’re doing.” Like, ‘stop wasting time’, and ‘don’t do something you’re going to regret’. There are a lot of … Continue reading Intentionality with Social Media
When virtual presence meets emotion, we can't approach it quite the same as we do offline. How do we do this well?