Tag Archives: Toni Kelly

Seeking Sanity in Truth

I’ve always been a curious child, asking why a lot and hanging onto each and every explanation. As an adult, I remain curious and I don’t always accept the answers I’m given. Still, I realize that with time I have … Continue reading

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Complexity of Love

I have a friend who is getting married soon. I have had many friends get married over the years and my own wedding happened near 20 years ago. Gosh how the times have changed. Listening to her describe everything involved … Continue reading

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We Make Mistakes

This summer, my house smells like a playground. I can tell you that this is not very easy place to get work done. Still, when you have young kids like I do, you can easily see how one friend turns … Continue reading

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Quality

I recently watched a Japanese animation movie called Howl’s Moving Castle. I’ve seen this movie before but it had been a while and seeing reminded me of just how ingenious it is. Superficiality, vanity, courage, kindness, true love… there are … Continue reading

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No Pain, No Gain… Not Really?

No pain, no gain. As a kid I heard the saying all the time. And interestingly, it was used as a blanket statement, as if it applies to everything in life. As an adult, I realize that is not the … Continue reading

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Security Blankets

It’s summer and my boys’ vacation time is in full swing. This being the first summer where we are supposedly easing out of Covid, I can tell the kids are wanting to just get out and play.They are having friends … Continue reading

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Busy for What?

My life right now feels crazy. I feel like I am always writing about how busy I am, how crazy things are, how little time I have and all the ways that we need to learn to slow down in … Continue reading

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Unhealthy Competition

Competition is part of life. It can be fun, it can motivate us to try harder and strive for more, and it can lead to innovation and more challenging goals. It can also be destructive if it gets the better … Continue reading

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Just Another Day

Change is not always a bad thing. Today is my first day back in the office and even today is just a tryout for the real deal. Despite this, I can’t help but feel super nervous about going into an … Continue reading

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Open to Happiness

If you were to ask me who the happiest being I know is, I would answer that it is my dog. And why not? He spends the day sleeping, eating, playing, pooping and being loved by the entire family. He … Continue reading

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