Understanding has its own pace.

It can be nurtured and cultivated, 

But it cannot be hurried or forced.

Understanding develops according to its own seasons,

And once it blooms the result is beautiful.

Christy Heacock (Photo by Jessica Fadel on Unsplash)

Fuel Up On Gratitude This Thanksgiving

I’ve been celebrating Thanksgiving all my life by eating a big turkey dinner and then making myself slightly miserable by topping it off with pie and whipped cream. When I think Thanksgiving, I often envision… More

Author Talk for Makespace on Facebook Live

I enjoyed discussing my book, Being Human Is Hard: Choose Forgiveness, on Zoom and Facebook Live with the group Makespace – Spearfish Partnership for Arts, Cycling, and Equity. They asked some great questions! You can… More

Embracing Uncertainty

In times of rapid change and conflict, we long for certainty. We want to predict and plan for the future and clearly see the path forward. We need something to believe in that will carry… More

It Could Have Been Different

One impediment to forgiveness is not understanding how someone could do something hurtful. Shouldn’t they have known better? A helpful forgiveness belief is that everyone is on their own developmental and spiritual path – learning,… More

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