It’s hard to muster gratitude when we’re feeling pinned down and fearful amidst suffering. But a nudge to reach out had surprising effects for me and others.
Valentines are expressions of love. Chances are good you’ll encounter your sweet heart today.
The key to preventing future resentment can be simple: ask that special someone’s opinion. A lighthearted story from my marriage to illustrate the point.
Had a year full of ups and downs? It can be hard to process, and to truly see where the blessings have been or are yet to come. Here’s a simple process that might help.
We haul around a lot of stuff, don’t we? Backpacks laden with responsibility and concern. I want someone to help me carry mine, don’t you?
What do wooly bears, lions, LEGOS and legacies of love have in common? They made my October Wholesome List. Check it out.
To celebrate the 5th anniversary of this blog, my final “repost” is this one – the most popular post to date – which was actually written NOT by me, but my beloved husband Chris, on our 20th wedding anniversary.
You’ve got a dusty yearbook somewhere, right? Chances are, there are some nice compliments in there. Read them over, then pass them on.
Do you find the incessant stream of news and entertainment draining? If I’m not careful, it can really sap me of energy and love. But I’ve found that freeing ourselves from social media -even for just a few days – has incredible benefits.
Nothing breaks my heart like disappointing one of my kids, but when such an occasion is unavoidable, it’s a teachable moment, for sure.