Most of us know how to sort trash. Papers, plastics, food wastes, etc. Things are better for our home, and for the environment, when things are disposed of properly. There are times, however, when things accidentally end up in the garbage. Who among us has never accidentally tossed a cell phone, retainer, piece of mail, jewelry item, or even … More Taking Out the Trash
When we are in the depths of despair, the crux of crises, or the grip of grief, we are often hard-pressed to find relief on our own. We don’t have the strength, wisdom, or power to rise above our circumstance – not by ourselves. It is then that we need to look above, and LIVE above our own means and devices. … More Living Above Your Means: Go For It!
As parents, most of us have had to navigate rough waters with our children. For some of us, “rough” does not even begin to describe the situations we have faced (or are currently facing) with our children. Whether elementary age, tweens, teens, or adults, when our children struggle – we struggle. In a previous blog I argued that … More SINK, OR SWIM?
We’ve all either asked, or been asked, “Are we there yet?” The excitement, or sometimes dread – depending upon the destination, can get the best of us. Even as we are yet traveling, we tend to want to rush the journey. We often fail to realize that the journey is the only way by which … More Are We There Yet
Many people are cooking and baking, shopping and wrapping, cleaning and decorating, and doing many other things to make their holiday great. Sadly, there are many who are struggling with loss: loved ones, jobs, health, and more. Whether facing joy, pain, or a combination of both, there is something I’ve discovered: that makes EVERYTHING better. … More Making it Better