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
Finally! Warmth, sunshine, birds chirping, and trees budding. Spring is upon us in all its glory. There’s yard work. flowers, and gardens. So much to do, so little … Continue Reading Six Ways To Make Spring Cleaning Sweet
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