We Need Connection

Creative connections. According to the National Institute on Aging, social isolation and loneliness lead to higher risks of high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity, a weakened immune system, anxiety, depression,…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Being thankful has myriad benefits. Being thankful rewards us with better health, cheerier dispositions and deeper, more meaningful relationships. Thankful people enjoy a stronger sense of well-being, suffer fewer symptoms…

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What Are You Wearing?

  When I married Adventure Boy, we greeted guests wearing black, then changed into white for the ceremony to symbolize our new beginning. I’d been through a lot in the…

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Go Where You’re Celebrated

Left out, Overlooked, Forgotten The conversation turned awkward with the realization that I hadn’t been included in the festivities my friends were reminiscing about. Not included. Smiling faces beamed in…

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Faith Over Fear

Facing challenges When I married Adventure Boy, he came with an airplane and a motorcycle which I found quite exhilarating.  But then he said to me, “It’s absolutely ridiculous for…

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Know God Through His Word

Turmoil enhances listening.  Before my husband, Dave, and I were married, he experienced a tunnel of turmoil. His girlfriend left him just weeks before he’d planned to propose. His business…

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