This Poem Reminded Me How Love Feels

I’ve stepped away from poetry. I don’t really have a good reason why, but most likely it’s because of the novel. But this crawled right into my heart and made a romantic out of me. I have to share it because there’s always room for romantic love poetry. THE TRUELOVEby David Whyte There is aContinue reading “This Poem Reminded Me How Love Feels”

Call to Action

Part six Ways you can show veterans and their families grace Community Endeavors Help veterans find their voice, advocate until then. In the workplace Connections -Friendships So let’s recap: Suicide among our service members is disproportionately high, employment among our military spouses is disproportionately low. We have community organizations committed to ensuring the success ofContinue reading “Call to Action”

Grace for Our Veterans and their Families

Part four Veterans are 1.5 times more likely to die by suicide than nonveteran adults.  American Psychology Association Here’s a link to VA stats if you’d like to look more into the numbers when it comes to Veteran suicide. But don’t lose hope, 2020 had the lowest number of Veteran suicides since 2006! According toContinue reading “Grace for Our Veterans and their Families”

Military Spouses

Part two Military spouses have the highest rate of unemployment among all groups. For the past decade, military spouses have experienced an unwavering unemployment rate of 22%, making it one of the highest unemployed demographics in the United States.  US Chamber of Commerce Foundation First things first, the workplace often becomes the only safe placeContinue reading “Military Spouses”

Why Grace for Our Service Members and Their Families

Part One Grace is a leadership quality we don’t talk about very much but it just might be the most important one as we enter the newest unknown. Jill Griffin, I write about jobs, careers, board service, and the workplace. I got an ad on my news feed from Disney Institute that said, “Optimize yourContinue reading “Why Grace for Our Service Members and Their Families”

Naps on Saturday

I got to spend my saturday doing whatever I wanted! I haven’t had a completely free day in forever! So I definitely took the first nap I’ve taken in a long time. Makes me laugh because after all the years of miscarrying and needing to sleep, I’m relishing in all this extra energy I have.Continue reading “Naps on Saturday”