Category Archives: Wellness

Sure-to-Please Gift Ideas for Valentine’s

It’s February! Let the season of chocolates, roses and romance unfold! Are you ready for Valentine’s Day? I just returned from our neighborhood store (Dollar Tree) with a fist full of affordable cards to send to people I love. I’m … Continue reading

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10 Life Lessons from a 90-Year-Old Who Jumped Out of an Airplane

It’s my pleasure to know a special 90-year old man named Carl. We go to the same church and everyone I know who’s met him loves and admires Carl.  He decided to follow Jesus as a  very young man and … Continue reading

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5 New Year’s Resolutions You Don’t Want to Make for 2018

Do you make New Year’s resolutions? I like making them because I know the surest way to accomplish nothing is to aim for it. I’ve resolved to spend more time writing in 2018.

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The Priceless Gift that Won’t Cost You a Dime

We can forgive without incurring cost. In fact, forgiving brings benefit. Continue reading

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How Lighting a Christmas Tree Will Brighten Your Life

Americans love Christmas trees. We see them everywhere now that Thanksgiving is over – on cars, in homes, yards, stores, offices and lobbies.              One enthusiast in Massachusetts got pulled over by state police for … Continue reading

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The Amazingly Simple Prayer that Will Leave You Thankful and Peaceful this Season

Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash The holidays usher in a wonderful time of celebration and togetherness. They also bring extra work, worry and strong emotions. We need ways to stay focused on what’s right and keep inner peace. It … Continue reading

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How to Make Peace with Someone You Care about before the Holidays Begin

Photo by Laurence Cruz on Unsplash Holidays are joyful, right? Not always. We enjoy gathering, giving and celebrating but there’s another side to the story.

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Storm Watch! 4 Ways to Get Ready

It’s awful to think of Hurricane Irma approaching our shores on the heels of Harvey. Folks in Irma’s way are preparing for trouble. They’re fleeing homes they may never see again. Normal changed fast for these people (and they will … Continue reading

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4 Things You Must Do to Recover when Disaster Rocks Your World

Photo by Kyle Broad on Unsplash Historic rainfall brought disaster to Houston last week. America looked on with compassion then pitched in to help. I’ve done something to help. Have you? As epic tragedy befell Texas, smaller catastrophes rocked the … Continue reading

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Want More than “Awesome” from Monday’s Eclipse? Try This.

This picture shows me enjoying Monday’s TOTAL solar eclipse with husband Charlie and others not shown.  Everyone present marveled to see the sun hidden by the moon’s silhouette and experience midday darkness. We all said “Awesome!”

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