Thank goodness for kids and pets
Four years ago, I moved to Oklahoma. I had sold my home in Idaho a few months earlier and spent two months on the road touring the south, looking for my next place to live. Oklahoma was not even a remote possibility. That spring,… Continue Reading “A New Lease”
Change happens and it often comes with some discomfort.
Perhaps family has more to do with feelings than with legalities or blood.
The more honest we are with ourselves, the more honest we can be with others. Compassion and kindness starts here.
Enough. Things are not okay.
(Photo by Lucas Metz)
This year and moving forward, what are you doing to show our Mother that you love her?
I spent most of my life not feeling comfortable with how I look. The currently popular #10YearChallenge is helping me appreciate my face and find a sense of home in it.
Over the years, when I talk about my work researching the psychology of home, inevitably someone will say, “Home is inside you.” Yes, I smile. This is true. It took many years for me to experience this truth. One can know something intellectually but… Continue Reading “Home is Inside You”
Even with glittering lights, decorations, and cookies, this month can be tough for many of us.
To be tethered is to have roots.
To be tethered is to know home.