Lisa E Williams



This graduation season, I offer a hearty “Congratulations!” to all the grads, and I caution you: Take it all in. Accept the accolades and bask in the celebrations. You did the work, and you deserve the reward! Recently, I took some time to think through several ways we can view what […]

It’s Graduation Time!





There’s a phrase that many hate to hear, but love to use when trying to wrap up a phone conversation: ‘My phone’s about to die.’ Really? In 2019?! I’ve found that the only thing more frustrating than hearing those words is not being able to reach my husband, only to have […]

Do you need a recharge?


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I enjoy watching sports. However, people don’t always enjoy watching with me. On the outside, I appear to be a rational, funny, slightly excitable human being. That’s not the entire story. There’s also a part of me that’s pretty scary – she’s loud, opinionated, and is always screaming something about how […]

Play Your Position



My mother was rarely one to attend theme parks, but an aunt took groups of kids, and we’d spend the day. Midday we’d all trek back to the car to eat our sack lunches, and then we’d venture back to the park to continue our full day of fun, rides, […]

What did you say?!


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There are two kinds of people in the world — those who investigate the noise coming out of the darkness, and those who run the other direction. The first group is also the ones who are curious to know why a group of people is running “away” from something, The […]

What are you running from?


Once I had a secret admirer. Well, twice, but I’m focusing on the most recent time. The secret gestures ranged from the small and thoughtful to the extravagant, and I had no clue who was behind it all. Even after I found out, I remained in shock. When I wasn’t […]

If Only You Knew



Have you ever taken inventory of all the ways there are to show someone love? I recently attended a 5 Love Languages event where the author, Gary Chapman, expounded on each of the love languages and their importance. Did you know that we can be active in genuinely loving someone […]

One Hundred Ways