Connections are the greatest coping skill no matter what you are dealing with, whether daily do’s or death. There are many situations that require connections and many ways to connect. … Continue Reading Are You Stuffing Your Stuff?
Ever feel like you are falling down a rabbit hole? Alice found wonders, maybe you will find wonders disguised as wounders. Is there such a word? Lets make one up. … Continue Reading Falling Down A Rabbit Hole: Three Ways to Find Wonder in the Wounds
Easter is about Life. Spring has come, buds are blooming, birds are chirping, nests are made to handle the eggs and the baby birds. Easter is a celebration of Jesus … Continue Reading Happy Easter
Have you ever shed a tear from a tear? I think we all have, from a scratch on the playground to a tear of an Achilles tendon. There are many … Continue Reading Turning Tore to Restore
Loneliness is the soul in isolation. No matter how positive your life outlook is, losing someone can be the most difficult thing you’ve ever experienced. You can be surrounded by … Continue Reading Six Ways You Can Live Away Loneliness
Peace eludes many of us. We all long for the contentment it brings, the smoothness to the wrinkles that this world presents. Despite appearances that we live in prosperity and … Continue Reading <strong>POWER IN PEACE</strong>
The gift of grief is giving the ability to cope with whatever devastating loss that is assaulting you and yours. This gift is the gift of life, the ability to … Continue Reading <strong>The Gift of Grief</strong>
We experienced a miracle! My husband Sam, had respiratory failure with Covid Pneumonia. He was released from the hospital Dec. 28th without even a need for oxygen. Many, including his … Continue Reading <strong>Deflect the Doubts</strong>
My husband, Sam, was in respiratory failure with Covid Pneumonia. Having been an ICU nurse many years and I have personally witnessed cases of respiratory failure that resulted in death. … Continue Reading Turn It Around
A friend of mine was requesting prayer for a dire situation on Facebook. Intending to ask for prayer warriors she instead typed in prayer worriers! I know these … Continue Reading Warrior or Worrier
When there is trauma you have to contain the damage. As a nurse I was trained to assess, start A.B.C.’s and stop the bleeding to contain the damage … Continue Reading Emotional ABC’s
Are you lamenting your purpose and opportunities as you get more mature? (Notice I did not say as you age, for as those numbers increase, so does your avenue … Continue Reading Flourishing at Fifty-Five
We celebrate Fathers and grandfathers. Their impact on our young ones is astounding! I remember just a look from my father let alone a word and I would achieve much, … Continue Reading Have an Awesome Father’s Day!
Sweet Sacrifice Sweet sacrifice happens sometimes. What is that? If it’s sweet how can it be sacrifice which is an act of giving up something you … Continue Reading Sweet Sacrifice
Many women experience empty nest syndrome after the last of their children have left home. It has many symptoms like; sadness, loneliness, depression, the blues, emptiness and a … Continue Reading 5 Steps to Turning Your Empty Nest Into a Full Nest
Much time is wasted on worry when it doesn’t change a thing. Well it does change your anxiety level by making it worse. How can you cope with … Continue Reading Why Worry When You Can Win
“If you can’t be in the popular group, be popular in your group.” My 9 year old granddaughter said, “That makes absolutely no sense!” My granddaughters were talking … Continue Reading Flourish
How do you get through difficult, challenging times in this journey? Have you ever been overwhelmed with what’s going on? Been in the depths of despair or depression? … Continue Reading How to Have Hope
With the Coronavirus there has been an escalation in grief. The stage was set for some scary times in Spring 2020. Grief is common to us all, and it’s … Continue Reading Pandemic of Grief
Everyone has a sparkle. It ranges from a glimmer to a glow. The same person can radiate from one end of the spectrum to the other. If you … Continue Reading Seeking the Sparkle
As we approach the season of Thanksgiving, we always look for reasons to be thankful. To have an attitude of gratitude should be a minute by minute, hour by … Continue Reading Merry Thanksgiving!
Laughter has many astounding benefits, especially if it’s the sound of your grandchildren giggling. It warms your heart like a saucer of hot soup in a snowstorm. Just … Continue Reading The Very Best Medicine
The pause that refreshes. Not a cola, but inhaling fresh air and viewing blue sky with white fluffy clouds. Even if the clouds are gray, that’s gorgeous in … Continue Reading The Journey to the Destination
The silence is so deafening I can feel it. There is a void in life on the farm. Sure, I can still hear the birds singing, but that … Continue Reading Messes and Marvelous Memories
I wrote last time on preparing for the past, present and future. Sounds like a daunting task, but it can be done. How do you prepare your young … Continue Reading Preparing that Precious Person
Prepare for what? For another day of isolation? A different pair of pajamas, or a different hair tie to pull back your unwashed, uncut hair with? It is … Continue Reading Prepare !
Last night I dreamed we were watching Frozen 2. We were seated in the back of the theater, the screen was tiny and we started late so it … Continue Reading A Great Adventure
There is much to be concerned about these days. How do you live without cowering to the fear of a pandemic? Just like every day, there are things … Continue Reading Conquering Concerns
How do you survive the Winter in your life? Harsh times come to us all. The trick is getting through all the muck and coming out the other … Continue Reading Ways to Have Sunshine in Winter
This week we are presenting woman number three of four in our series on the Four Women of Love, in February, the month of Valentine’s day and love. This week … Continue Reading 4 Women of Love – The Woman Caught
Here is the second installment of Four Women of Love, these stories of how they loved, and how they were loved show you how shape your world. These four articles … Continue Reading 4 Women of Love Series
I was determined to be the best possible nurse. My patients were my priority, giving the best care possible was my passion and purpose. After forty years of … Continue Reading Be The Best Possible
In February, the month of love and Valentine’s Day, Awesome Grandmothers is presenting a series titled: 4 Great Women of Love. These women saved lives and changed history with unusual … Continue Reading February – 4 Women of Love Series
Blessing encompasses emotional, physical and spiritual as well as financial. As a wife, mother and grandmother I envision a blessed bounty in this year of 2020 and on into the … Continue Reading Increased Blessings
As the new year approaches may it be one of exciting anticipation. May you have new vision in the new year to see and enjoy every thing in … Continue Reading Valuable Vision
I was Christmas shopping at the mall with Anthony, my seven year old grandson. He saw a bell ringer from the Salvation Army. He chimed in with the … Continue Reading Sharing with the Bell Ringer
My grandchildren like to listen to Radio Disney or hip-hop. Maybe they are one in the same, beats me! Some of the songs they know by heart. Don’t … Continue Reading Listen To The Music
Reading is like wrapping yourself in a soft cozy throw on a winter’s day. It’s snowing outside, but the hot chocolate you’re sipping warms the atmosphere as well … Continue Reading Love Found in the Library
Sometimes when grandkids get together they’re rowdy. Our grandson Anthony is 6. When he gets with his sister who is 10 he can be rambunctious. Racing, pillow fights or arguing. … Continue Reading The Value of Restoring a Break
You may be so busy the tasks at hand seem overwhelming. There is much work to do to provide for your kids and grandkids. So how do you … Continue Reading The Marvels of Rest
The reality of heaven has been called in to question. By skeptics and Christians alike. We don’t believe in heaven because we hope it’s real, but because we … Continue Reading Heaven?
How do you survive the pain and procedure that comes with poking and prodding? I had to go to the Dr’s office the other day and the movie … Continue Reading Resolving Pain
From Goals to Gold. Here’s nine “P” ways to get from setting goals to living the gold. Live this in front of your grandchildren and they will live it too!
Gather around your kids and grandkids and enjoy this New Year’s fun video presented by our children’s ministry character, Granpa Cratchet. We hope you have a very happy, blessed and … Continue Reading New Year’s Pig Drop
My husband Sam has been sick with Covid Pneumonia. It’s a scary, horrible disease that was created to destroy. Coronavirus has traumatized lives, finances, peace, education and the … Continue Reading From Breakdown to Breakthrough
I’m working lots lately, so time seems short and the house seems messy. My exercise regime (weak as it was) is no more. How do I deal … Continue Reading How To Have A Happy Holiday