10 Ways to Spread Christmas Cheer

Walking through the shopping malls and large retail stores, we have been assaulted with Halloween candy, a snippet of Thanksgiving decor, and a whole lot of Christmas. The pace has been set and it's full speed ahead. We are now fully immersed in the "holidays." Some have been humming Christmas songs quietly and others are … Continue reading 10 Ways to Spread Christmas Cheer

Divisiveness Over a Rainbow?

"Wow! Mommy look!" The young toddler continued waving their hands and pointing. "Mommy, what is that?" A young and impressionable mind, so observant and curious, soaking up information and knowledge every single day. "That," mom states, "is a RAINBOW!" "But Mommy, where did it come from? What is it doing? Where does it go? Can … Continue reading Divisiveness Over a Rainbow?

Why Not Choose!

At the corner of a very busy intersection was a small gathering of the brightly colored fowl type gossipers. And with them was another who was much more common, not nearly as colorful or spectacular. And yet, there they were all assembled together. You see, there was a sprinkler watering the grass and part of … Continue reading Why Not Choose!

Our Vicious Canker Sore

Very rarely do I write an article using first-person singular pronouns. For one, the purpose of my blog is to be a place where I can offer hope to others based on my own struggles and experiences in life. And secondly, I think my opinions and feelings are more appropriately written in a personal journal. … Continue reading Our Vicious Canker Sore

Top 10 Strategies for Your Auto Accident Settlement

It was a beautiful and sunny summer afternoon. The sun was shining brightly with no clouds in sight. With the windows of our vehicle open, we traveled to our destination. We had one quick stop to make first, the gas station. We drove in and settled into one of the lanes for refueling. We stopped behind … Continue reading Top 10 Strategies for Your Auto Accident Settlement

Hurricane Harvey, Faith and Apples

Does your life feel as though it's upside down? Is the strain on your relationship feeling too strong? Do you cry out for help and hear nothing in response? Well, if you answered "yes" to one or all of these questions, then you will relate well to what I have to share. Shaken Faith I've … Continue reading Hurricane Harvey, Faith and Apples

An Avalanche of Grief!

My phone rang early Monday morning. This is a rare event in my home. No one ever calls me. Not wanting to budge from the warmth and comfort of my bed, I hesitated to get up and answer the ring. But, something pushed me to get up. I just had this feeling that I should … Continue reading An Avalanche of Grief!

6 Steps to Reach Your Goal

Whether large or small, we all consciously or subconsciously set a variety of goals in our lives. This can be as small as getting ready in time to make a special event, to setting a weight loss goal that may take you several years to accomplish. The sheer size and length of time to reach … Continue reading 6 Steps to Reach Your Goal

After 17 Days in Rio

Can you believe it? The Rio 2016 Olympics have come to an end. What a wild adventure it has been, from start to finish. This is the first Olympics where I have been able to watch most of the events and have a good understanding of what has taken place. What a journey it has … Continue reading After 17 Days in Rio

Pokémon Go? How About NO!

Unless you are living under a rock somewhere, which I'm assuming you aren't since you are reading my blog, we have all heard about the new craze known as Pokémon Go. In just one day, it became the next biggest thing to hit our country next to the internet itself. It exists everywhere you go. … Continue reading Pokémon Go? How About NO!