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!
A friend died and I wanted to give words of comfort to his wife and kids. What is the right thing to say? I considered things people said to me … Continue Reading Simply Say
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
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
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
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
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
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
“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
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