Posts Tagged children


Examples of Forgiveness

Tonight I had the pleasure of watching the movie Invictus with my son.  I had seen it before but I had the pleasure of sharing a bit of the story about Nelson Mandela and his journey of forgiveness.  He truly represented what it could mean to be be persecuted and still keep an open heart. […]

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Why Forgive an Abuser?

People ask me how I’m able to move forward after being abused for so many years.  Some people have actually expressed anger and frustration that I am no longer angry and silently wishing some horrible tragedy befall my abuser.  “They don’t deserve to be forgiven” or similar statements are made in a blurted out emotional […]

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A New kind of Leap of Faith for me.

While in Argentina my husband, Dave Albano fulfilled a huge personal goal of climbing Mt. Aconcagua.  It took three weeks to accomplish. In that time I would be on my own with my two boys to experience Argentina as much as possible and still be back in Mendoza to meet Dave when he got off […]

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Doing the right thing is always Right, right?

I’ve been quiet on here lately.  I have been processing the emotional ups and downs of having done the right thing, for the right reasons and working through how it went so wrong. I helped a friend and her children out in a tough time by opening my home to them.  It was a long […]

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Sleeping with the Dinosaurs

This weekend I had a wonderful opportunity to spend 2 days with my six year old son. He’s in Beavers and the group went to Drumheller for a camp out at the Royal Tyrell Museum.  I was the lucky chaperone. We’ve been to the museum many times previously as I have a very serious paleontologist […]

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Don’t think, just Commit!

I’m not an “all or nothing” kind of person and don’t think I ever will be. I would like to think that I could try (almost) anything in moderation. As it is, I love to blend ideas and make them relevant to me or my family. I don’t think in terms of facts and figures […]

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Pushing Through

I spent a lovely evening last night with a good friend of mine. Our conversations are always moving and the variety of topics are many and interesting. We speak openly and honestly and without judgement. It’s always a great exchange of ideas and perspective. In this space of openness, the energy is positive but can […]

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Breathing is Good.

Finding energy to write about anything other than being sick has been a challenge. My head has been a big ball of goo with a side of throbbing pain. I’m finally back to 93% ands can process more information beyond where the Kleenex box is. I’ve had lots to manage despite being sick. There a […]

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