“In the darkness we light a flame of hope. May it dance not only upon our advent wreath but in our hearts as well.”
- an Advent PrayerRead More
“The Greek root of the word crisis is ‘to sift’, as in, to shake out the excesses and leave only what's important. That's what crises do. They shake things up until we are forced to hold on to only what matters most. The rest falls away.”
- Glennon DoyleRead More
“Because true belonging only happens when we present our authentic, imperfect selves to the world, our sense of belonging can never be greater than our level of self-acceptance.”
- Brené BrownRead More
“Many people between the ages of 30 and 60 - whatever their stature in the community and whatever their personal achievements - undergo what can truly be called a second journey. The second journey begins when we know we cannot live the afternoon of life according to the morning program.”
– Brennan ManningRead More
Hello. I'm Gloria, and I'm a truth-teller. Well, I try to be. I write about everyday life, love, parenting, partnering, being human, and being fallible. I think the most helpful, healing phrase is "me too," and I hope what you find here helps you feel less alone and more at home. Life is just as amazing as it is hard, and there's no need to go through it trying to pretend it's anything but.
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