How Do You Spell R-E-L-I-E-F?

How Do You Spell R-E-L-I-E-F?

There are quite a few relief efforts underway these days. The recent news is a perfect display of the devastation occurring around us.  I am reminded, none of us are too far from some sort of disaster, albeit a natural disaster.  For some of us, we don’t have to look...
The Next Chapter

The Next Chapter

This past summer my husband and I had the pleasure of blessing my middle child, Ashley, in marriage. The wedding was a beautiful occasion. As I reflect back over the past year of preparations, whereby I experienced moments of joy, excitement, sadness, anxiety and...
There is Always More

There is Always More

When life hands you lemons, make lemonade. But wait! There is so much more you can do!  We often hear this quote as it pertains to life. But, just like there is more to life, there is more you can do with lemons. My neighbors recently gave me a bag full of lemons from...
A Happy Summer

A Happy Summer

Summer is here and everyone is out and about, but that does not mean that those who suffer from summertime blues get a respite. Talking about depression is often kept on the down low. However, depression is no temporary phase. Many people suffer from this dreaded...
A Note to the Graduates

A Note to the Graduates

One of my favorite books often given to graduates is Oh, the Places You’ll Go, by Dr. Suess. Here is an excerpt from the beginning of the book: “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your...
In Full Bloom

In Full Bloom

“April showers, bring May flowers.” What will you do with the abundance provided to us this year?  Brighter skies, warmer weather, and the arrival of spring in all its beauty bring much abundance to everyone’s day this time of year. Sometimes, we become set in...