The ‘I’ and the ‘We’

Identity theorist Erik Erikson said, "To truly meet others with whom we share a 'we,' one must have a sense of 'I'." I've been thinking about identity lately and this quote often plays in my mind when that subject comes up. We inevitably see the world through our own lens. Our history - the good … Continue reading The ‘I’ and the ‘We’

In Like a Lion

One of my favorite things about living in the Midwest are the seasons. At the turn of each season, I get excited about the changes coming in the weather. Then, two months in, I'm ready for the next. It's about that time of Winter, so that must mean Spring is coming! While this Winter has … Continue reading In Like a Lion

Fresh Starts and Old Homes

Yesterday, as I waited in my car, I found myself considering the difference between indoor plants and outdoor plants. That's probably because I had a relative bush sitting in my passenger seat attempting to crowd my elbow space. You see, my husband and I moved this week, only a few blocks from our old place, … Continue reading Fresh Starts and Old Homes