Mental Health

The Acceptance of Not Knowing

Working in mental health isn’t about saving people. It’s about doing the work despite not always knowing the answers.


The Healing Power of Hope

I was walking one morning while it was still dark outside.   The full moon hung brightly on the horizon and the air was warm and smelled like fresh Earth.  The word “Hope” popped into my mind.  I don’t know where it came from, but it settled in to the cracks in my heart and I […]


The Joy of Ice Cream

  My grandmother introduced me to the joy of ice cream and I’ve passed that reverence down to my children.  There are photos of them eating ice cream at every age and stage of life from toddler through teen. One of my favorites is my older daughter eating her first ice cream cone on her first […]