This moment

The sounds of the lake are so peaceful – loons, boaters slowly driving by – a peaceful end to a busy summer. As the kids return to schedules, and we begin a new fall season, we look forward to the new possibilities in our world.  We hope that you all take...

Let go of the past

You can dwell on the past and worry about the future, or you can strive for a great future and let go of the past. My daily plan is to strive for a future, but lately, it has been focused on the present, and just getting to the end of each day seems to be exhausting....

Life changes – TO you or BECAUSE of you

The truth about scary life journeys is that they require one to follow a path that you did not want to follow. Life changed FOR you; you didn’t change life for yourself. Uncertainty, pain and scariness envelop the entire world, and many times, it feels as if there is...

Forgetting the real emotions

You forget. So much time has passed since Frank left for work, duty gear in hand – you forget. You forget the risks that law enforcement officers take every single day they begin their shift. You forget that when something bad is happening, they run towards the...

Pay attention to joy

Joy comes in many different places. The important part about finding joy is that you must pay attention. Today for the Mackall’s was a busy day – working on the fence gate, cleaning out the garage, moving furniture in, moving furniture out, and sending off the minivan...