Author: Lori Jackson

I’m a wife, mother, educator, and self-help junkie. I have a love for learning, giggling with my grandsons and tandem biking with my husband. I believe wisdom goes beyond being smart or having basic knowledge. Our culmination of experiences helps us in our journey to become. While each of our challenges may be unique, we have the opportunity to choose how we will react, learn and grow. My journey has taught me that I don’t have all the answers, but I do have a voice to share what I’ve learned. Life can either teach us or defeat us – the choice is ours.

How Does God Communicate With You?

Communication is a huge part of the way we operate as humans. We have evolved from the face to face conversations to texts, IM’s, and DM’s.  Communication is a way for us to feel connected and while we were in Europe my daughter felt the void of not being able to connect with me.   It was not for the …

The Wisdom in Choosing Joy

It was quiet.  Too quiet in fact. My daughter tended to silently sneak away and find “things” to create her own artwork.  My search led me to my bathroom where I found she had used her own body as a canvas this time. Covered in mascara I had a choice in what I could focus on. I chose to grab a …

||Book Review|| Among the Lesser Gods

I’ve had the book,  Among the Lesser Gods, on my nightstand for about four months. It was not for the lack of time or desire, but it was the selected read for my book group’s September meeting.  I reluctantly allowed it to wait in my growing stack of books, but the wait was oh so worth it! “Tragedy and blessing. …

Who Were You on 9/11 and Who are You Now?

I originally started writing this post the week before Hurricane Harvey was anywhere near Houston. Today the devastation has reached Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina as Irma is leaving her mark on our country.  The fires, flooding, and other major catastrophic disasters have hit us in rapid succession. These types of events have a profound effect on us physically and spiritually …

Why Should I Pick Up a New Hobby?

My husband has always been known as the man with many hobbies. Just last year he woke up one morning and mentioned he wanted to learn how to play the ukulele.  By 3 pm he had a used one in hand and was taking his first YouTube lesson. A new skill to learn or adventure to pursue has always been …

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