Many parents put a small treat
in their children's shoes the night before St.
Nick's Day, December 6. Consider putting a treat
in your spouse's shoe (a Hershey kiss, a love
note, a coupon for a favor like a backrub or
a chore you'll relieve your spouse of the next
The purpose of Advent is not
to shop but to learn to wait. Teaching your
child to delay gratification is an important
life skill. Perhaps this W.A.I.T. acronym could
W - Waiting gives us time to make a good decision
or buy the right thing.
A - Anticipation enhances appreciation.
I - Instant gratification is often fleeting.
T - Take stock of your blessings. What do you
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Inspire your Children
Deepen your Faith
Simplify Your Life
Do you want
– To lead a life of integrity and meaning? To deepen your marriage? To become a wiser parent? To strengthen the marriages and families in your
church or community?
But life can be complicated
and murky at times, can’t it? There can be bumps along
the way – some major, some minor.
you’re tired – Of never having enough time? Of arguing with family members? Of not knowing where you’re going?
you may wonder – If you're marrying the right person? If your children are headed down the wrong path? If you're searching for meaning in the right places?
Learn how to negotiate
those bumps and deepen the most important relationships
in your life.
I don't promise a
quick fix, but I can give you a place to start, a path,
a coach. I would like to help you increase your communication
skills, deepen your values and spirituality, and achieve
a more satisfying lifestyle. My goal is to help you become
the best person, spouse, or parent you can be, because
–Your Family Is Your Job!