{Be Still} Jarrell’s Key to the City

You can imagine that this week has been a whirlwind as we’ve worked to get the word out about Rob’s book. And, besides maintaining HB&D, I’ve taken on designing and managing Rob’s website and Facebook page and all things “publicity.” Wow! It’s like taking on another full-time job! But, I think that’s just because we’re Read More …

{Be Still} HOPE: Lost and Found

Someone is watching me. One of the primary pop-up ads I get online is for a small tracking device I can use so I don’t lose my keys, or my phone, or my purse … how do they know I’m the Queen Loser-of-all-things-unattached? I’m pretty good with my purse. I mostly use just a small Read More …

{Be Still} Embracing Sabbath

In recent years, I’ve developed a habit of giving themes to the upcoming New Year. I consider one word, usually, that embraces a goal, a spirit, a brand that gives me focus for the coming year. All of them have been positive, like “Change” “Revive!” “HOPE!” … But when I entered this year, the only Read More …

{Be Still} From Dust to Dust

Everywhere we look, there are new foods, new lotions and potions, exercises and diets, surgeries and injections that promise to transform our aging bodies into youthful, energized (and amazingly sexy) new ones. Essentially, if we are millionaires and can afford all of these, we can pretty much live eternally on Earth, forever looking 25. (Or Read More …

{Be Still} True Freedom

We Americans just celebrated another year of freedom from British rule. Truly, none of us really knows what that means, because we live so far removed from that era. My mother-in-law was from England, we travel freely back and forth to Great Britain, we have great relations with the Brits today. So, unless we were Read More …

{Be Still} A Worthy Life

I have begun an incredible adventure. I’ve been preparing for it all my life – every experience, every painful lesson, every joy and sadness, every choice and consequence, every person who has spoken into my life, constructively or destructively; every spiritual, physical and emotional high and low. All these things weave together, consciously and subconsciously, Read More …