Comfort Zone

"Mom, is it a good thing to step outside my comfort zone?" asked my daughter. "Yes," I said, giving her a cautious motherly glance, "as long as there is little risk for bodily harm." "Oh, no need to worry about that," she giggled. {silence} "It's just that stepping outside your comfort zone is a hard thing to do," she finally whispered. "Yes, that's...Read More


“There is so much sadness and depression in this world,” a friend recently lamented. “What we need is more face-to-face time… more connection.” Ever since her comment, I’ve been paying closer attention to the opportunities for connection all around me. Connection is a choice. Will we choose it? These people did: (more…)