Generosity in quotes

“What began as well-meaning boundaries has become stinginess. ‘No’s’ were useful in helping me focus on what’s important. But when I began to say ‘no’ from a stance of ‘not enough,’ I was hoarding time, effort, attention and money. When I saw the abundance in my life, I could become truly generous. When I finally […]

Rest for the weary, grace for the rest

As this post goes live, I’ll be up in the air (literally), in flight to Dallas, Texas. Along with more than 2,000 young moms, 150 or so paid and volunteer staff, and 12 of my board peers, I’m headed for MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) Convention 2012. No surprise that the joys and frustrations of young […]

Nana goes to MOPS Convention

As this post comes online, I am standing in front of more than 2,000 mothers of preschoolers and other assorted guests who’ve gathered in Nashville, TN, for the 2011 MOPS Convention. As chair of the MOPS board, it’s my privilege to welcome the crowd to this year’s extravaganza and to open Convention with prayer. Along […]