Learning within the Messy Middle

I made a promise to myself and to you earlier this year to not just show you the “after photos”. Too often we’re led to believe that there is a magic bullet that effects change.  A quick fix. But the reality is…Life Is MESSY! Trying to hide it or deny it is to lose the

Cultivating C.H.I.-Ruminating Thoughts

  Our beloved Cocoa. 12/23/07–06/02/16 Always in our hearts. This has been an incredibly hard week for my family.  Our beloved Cocoa fell ill on Tuesday and was diagnosed with acute renal failure the next day.  The vet and her staff did all they could to restart her kidneys but treatment was unsuccessful and we