Emotional Health…in Trying Times

Emotional Health Each week we are dealing with changes that have been thrown our way…like it or NOT! I am guessing that most of you are realizing that just about every human emotion there is has surfaced inside of your body one way or…

Smiles are Contagious!

Smiles are Contagious! This week I have been reflecting on what it is that makes me smile. My husband lost his oldest brother, 81,  last weekend after battling Parkinson’s Disease for over 20 years.  His disease was caused by exposure to Agent Orange during…

Death is a Reunion

Death is a topic that is often avoided and feared.   It is a mystery, yet it is a universal experience. As a child I did not think about it at all until my grandmother died when I was 13 years old.  I loved my maternal…

Shock~Tragedy~Grief~LAS VEGAS

As we contemplated writing our post this week, we shifted our thoughts inward to send love, compassion and hope to our country’s suffering masses. News is front and center with images that are heartbreaking ~ and yet, compassionate faces and actions emerge in any…

Chocolates for the Soul

“Chocolates for the soul … little morsels of wisdom that you do collect and digest for the pleasure they bring… There are times when you need a little treat – a pick-me-up to remind you of the path you are on. Chocolates for the…

Finding the Path to Life After Loss

“I was learning that God works in the most amazing ways.  I was being told, ‘I am with you always…and at all times.’ I was finding out that things were happening that I had once thought impossible.” Marjorie Steiner, Terry Larkin, The Light Gap:…

Cabin in the Woods…NATURE in our Writing Lives

 : God’s Amazing Presence As our readers, you might not be aware that both of us grew up loving nature most likely because as children we spent so much of our time outdoors! We now KNOW that it is also because GOD is found…